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Haplogroup W
Time of origin 23,900 kya[1]
Place of origin
Ancestor N2
Descendants W1, W2
Defining mutations 195 204 207 1243 3505 5460 8251 8994 11947 15884C 16292[2]

In human genetics, Haplogroup W is a human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroup.

Contents

Origin

Haplogroup W's ancestor was Haplogroup N2.

Distribution

Haplogroup W appears in Europe, West and South Asia[3]. It is everywhere found as minority clade, with the highest concentration being in Northern Pakistan[4]. A related unnamed N* clade is found among Australian Aborigines[5].

Subclades

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Tree

This phylogenetic tree of haplogroup W subclades is based on the paper by Mannis van Oven and Manfred Kayser Updated comprehensive phylogenetic tree of global human mitochondrial DNA variation[2] and subsequent published research.

  • W
    • W1
      • W1a
      • W1b
      • W1c
      • W1d
    • W3
      • W3a
        • W3a1
      • W4
      • W5
        • W5a
      • W6

References

  1. ^ Soares, Pedro; Luca Ermini, Noel Thomson, Maru Mormina, Teresa Rito, Arne Röhl, Antonio Salas, Stephen Oppenheimer, Vincent Macaulay and Martin B. Richards (04 Jun 2009). "Supplemental Data Correcting for Purifying Selection: An Improved Human Mitochondrial Molecular Clock". The American Society of Human Genetics 84 (6): 82–93. PMID 19500773 doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2009.05.001. http://www.cell.com/AJHG/abstract/S0002-9297(09)00163-3. Retrieved 2009-08-13. 
  2. ^ a b van Oven, Mannis; Manfred Kayser (13 Oct 2008). "Updated comprehensive phylogenetic tree of global human mitochondrial DNA variation". Human Mutation 30 (2): E386-E394. PMID 18853457 doi:10.1002/humu.20921. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/121449735/abstract?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0. Retrieved 2009-05-20. 
  3. ^ Petraglia, Michael D.; Bridget Allchin The Evolution and History of Human Populations in South Asia Springer (26 Mar 2007) ISBN 978-1402055614 [1]
  4. ^ Meit Metspalu et al., Most of the extant mtDNA boundaries in South and Southwest Asia were likely shaped during the initial settlement of Eurasia by anatomically modern humans. BMC Genetics, 2004
  5. ^ Ian Logan's mtDNA site

See also

Human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups

  Mitochondrial Eve (L)    
L0 L1 L2 L3   L4 L5 L6
  M N  
CZ D E G Q   A S   R   I W X Y
C Z B F R0   pre-JT P  U
HV JT K
H V J T Former Clusters IWX

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Genealogy

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

From Familypedia

Countries where Haplogroup W is found.

In human genetics, Haplogroup W is a human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroup.

Haplogroup W appears in the western Ural Mountains and the eastern Baltic, though it is also found in India as well as Spain, Finland, Poland, Iran, Pakistan and Thailand[1]. Its ancestral haplogroup was Haplogroup N.

References

  1. ^ Haplogroup W.

See also

External links

Human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups

  most recent common mt-ancestor    
L0   L1  
L2 L3   L4 L5 L6 L7
  M N  
CZ D E G Q   A I O   R   S W X Y
C Z B F pre-HV   pre-JT P  UK
HV JT U K
H V J T


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