Table 1

Inherited and epigenetic mtDNA variability. The number of subjects classified within a specific haplogroup is reported together with the number of subjects showing heteroplasmy levels higher than 5%. MtDNA haplogroups are classified according to Torroni et al., [27].

MtDNA Haplogroup

Centenarians

Controls


Absolute frequency

Heteroplasmic subjects

Absolute frequency

Heteroplasmic subjects


H

35

15

34

10

I

2

2

0

0

J

11

8

17

7

K

10

6

16

6

T

6

3

10

3

U

13

7

11

4

V

1

1

1

0

W

2

1

4

3

X

9

8

5

3

Other

11

4

16

6


Total

100

55

114

47


Rose et al. BMC Genomics 2007 8:293   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-8-293

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