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Subject: Re: [DNA] Loads of questions - - answers anyone?
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 19:35:52 EDT
Would the fact that my brother has the "Anatolian Bump" on back of his head
influence anyone's decision?? Norma
In a message dated 4/12/2002 6:18:37 PM Central Daylight Time,
> Allan wrote:
> > Well, according to my spreadsheet collection, Norma, you fit the AMH
> > Modal
> > Haplogroup) which makes you European.
> Three things:
> (1) AMH stands for Atlantic Modal Haplotype, not Haplogroup.
> (2) Norma is 1 step away from the AMH (see below).
> (3) The paper by Wilson et al. shows the population of Turkey as 15%
> in cluster 1.15+ (AMH plus the haplotypes that are 1 step away).
> > You come closest to being an Hg1 (just
> > off by
> > 1 on DYS19).
> This is a simplification. Haplogroup 1 (hg1) is defined by a whole
> different class of genetic markers, not the STRs we see in these
> commercial reports. The AMH (also known as haplotype 1.15) is typical
> of hg1, but there are lots of hg1 folks who are more than 1 step away
> from the AMH -- for example, another 15% of Turkey is hg1, but outside
> of the 1.15+ cluster, per Wilson et al. Strictly speaking, it is even
> possible to be in cluster 1.15+ without actually being in hg1 at all,
> even though it isn't likely.
> > Does anyone have any favorite haplogroups mentioned in the literature
> which I
> > should
> > add to the list besides the AMH, and Hg's 1,2,&3 ?
> Well, of course, there's hg21, of which George Page's haplotype seems to
> be typical. Unfortunately, he still hasn't told us his value for DYS388.
> John Chandler