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From: "Patricia" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] mtDNA [Haplogroup J]
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 10:34:58 -0600
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Thanks, I will have a look around and search the archives.
Patricia


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Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2003 6:40 AM
Subject: Re: [DNA] mtDNA [Haplogroup J]


> In a message dated 09/18/03 5:50:17 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> writes:
>
> > My great Uncle's mtDNA came back as Haplogroup J
> > with mutations - 16069T &16126C
> > HVR2 are - 73G, 185A, 263G, 295T, 315.1C, 462T, 482C, and 489C
> >
> > Is that a large number of mutations?
>
> Since you are in a different haplogroup than the CRS, you would expect a
> certain number of mutations.
>
> We don't have much data on HVR2 for the various haplogroups. However, many
> people have 263G and 315.1C, because it is the Cambridge Reference
Sequence
> which has the rare values at those locations. Also, the mutation at 73G is
used to
> separate H and V from all the other European haplogroups, so that is to be
> expected if you are a J. (See table at
> http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~macaulay/founder2000/motif.html).
>
> You could search our archives for "Haplogroup J" and see if others have
> reported results in HVR2. There may be a "motif" (a common theme) among
your
> remaining mutations. You can also search the Mitochondrial DNA Concordance
for HVR2
> (separately from HVR1), although it doesn't have much data for HVR2.
>
> http://shelob.bioanth.cam.ac.uk/mtDNA/
>
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