Table 7

Mitochondrial DNA HVS-I sequences included in this study.

Ethnic group

Country

Sample size

Reference


West Africa

Multiple

Senegal

50

Rando et al, 1998 [9]

Serer

Senegal

23

Rando et al, 1998 [9]

Wolof

Senegal

48

Rando et al, 1998 [9]

Mandenka

Senegal

110

Graven et al, 1995 [10]; Watson et al, 1997 [11]

Multiple groups

Guiné-Bissau

372

Rosa et al, 2004 [12]

Malinke

Mali

61

Ely et al, unpublished

Bambara

Mali

19

Ely et al, unpublished

Limba

Sierra Leone

67

Jackson et al, 2005 [3]

Loko

Sierra Leone

29

Jackson et al, 2005 [3]

Temne

Sierra Leone

121

Jackson et al, 2005 [3]

Mende

Sierra Leone

59

Jackson et al, 2005 [3]

Unknown group(s)

Sierra Leone

117

Monson et al, 2002 [13]

Fulbe

Nigeria, Niger

60

Watson et al, 1997 [11]

Hausa

Nigeria, Niger

20

Watson et al, 1997 [11]

Kanuri

Nigeria, Niger

14

Watson et al, 1997 [11]

Songhai

Nigeria, Niger

10

Watson et al, 1997 [11]

Tuareg

Nigeria, Niger

23

Watson et al, 1997 [11]

Yoruba

Nigeria

33

Vigilant et al, 1991 [14]; Watson et al, 1997 [11]

Unknown group(s)

Cabo Verde

292

Brehm et al, 2002 [15]

Total

1528

West Central Africa

Kotoko

Cameroon

18

Èerný et al, 2004 [16]

Hide

Cameroon

23

Èerný et al, 2004 [16]

Masa

Cameroon

31

Èerný et al, 2004 [16]

Mafa

Cameroon

32

Èerný et al, 2004 [16]

Bakaka

Cameroon

50

Coia et al, 2005 [17]

Bamileke

Cameroon

48

Coia et al, 2005 [17]

Bassa

Cameroon

46

Coia et al, 2005 [17]

Daba

Cameroon

20

Coia et al, 2005 [17]

Ewondo

Cameroon

53

Coia et al, 2005 [17]

Fali

Cameroon

41

Coia et al, 2005 [17]

Fulbe

Cameroon

34

Coia et al, 2005 [17]

Mandara

Cameroon

37

Coia et al, 2005 [17]

Podokwo

Cameroon

39

Coia et al, 2005 [17]

Tali

Cameroon

20

Coia et al, 2005 [17]

Tupuri

Cameroon

25

Coia et al, 2005 [17]

Uldeme

Cameroon

28

Coia et al, 2005 [17]

Biaka

Central African Republic

17

Vigilant et al, 1991 [14]; Watson et al, 1997 [11]

Mbenzele-Pygmy

Central African Republic

57

Destro-Bisol et al, 2004 [18]

Angolares

São Tomé and Príncipe

30

Trovoada et al, 2004 [19]

Forros

São Tomé and Príncipe

35

Trovoada et al, 2004 [19]

Tongas

São Tomé and Príncipe

38

Trovoada et al, 2004 [19]

Unknown group(s)

São Tomé and Príncipe

50

Mateu et al, 1997 [20]

Bubi

Equatorial Guinea

45

Mateu et al, 1997 [20]

Fang

Equatorial Guinea

11

Pinto et al, 1996 [21]

Mbuti

Democratic Republic of Congo

13

Vigilant et al, 1991 [14]; Watson et al, 1997 [11]

Bantu-speaking

Cabinda

110

Beleza et al, 2005 [4]

Mbundu

Angola

44

Plaza et al, 2004 [22]

Total

995

East Africa

Nuer

South Sudan

11

Krings et al, 1999 [23]

Dinka

South Sudan

47

Krings et al, 1999 [23]

Shilluk

South Sudan

7

Krings et al, 1999 [23]

Multiple groups

Ethiopia

21

Kivisild et al, 2004 [24]

Tigrais

Ethiopia, Eritrea

53

Kivisild et al, 2004 [24]

Gurage

Ethiopia

21

Kivisild et al, 2004 [24]

Afar

Ethiopia

16

Kivisild et al, 2004 [24]

Amhara

Ethiopia

120

Kivisild et al, 2004 [24]

Amhara

Ethiopia

7

Quintana-Murci et al, 1999 [25]

Oromo

Ethiopia

33

Kivisild et al, 2004 [24]

Oromo

Kenya, Ethiopia

18

Quintana-Murci et al, 1999 [25]

Unknown group(s)

Kenya

100

Brandstätter et al, 2004 [26]

Kikuyu

Kenya

24

Watson et al, 1997 [11]

Turkana

Kenya

37

Watson et al, 1997 [11]

Somali

Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia

27

Watson et al, 1997 [11]

Hadza

Tanzania

17

Vigilant et al, 1991 [14]

Hadza

Tanzania

49

Knight et al, 2003 [27]

Dakota

Tanzania

18

Knight et al, 2003 [27]

Iraqw

Tanzania

12

Knight et al, 2003 [27]

Sukuma

Tanzania

21

Knight et al, 2003 [27]

Total

659

Southeast Africa

Multiple groups

Mozambique

109

Pereira et al, 2001 [6]

Multiple groups

Mozambique

307

Salas et al, 2002 [5]

Total

416

South Africa

!Kung

Botswana

34

Vigilant et al, 1991 [14]

!Kung

South Africa

43

Chen et al, 2000 [28]

Khwe

South Africa

31

Chen et al, 2000 [28]

Herero

Bostwana, Namibia

19

Vigilant et al, 1991 [14]

Total

127


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