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From: "Bernard Burgey" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] MCRA for mtDNA "W"
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 06:49:27 -0400
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From: "Ian & Mary Logan" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, February 25, 2005 2:47 PM
Subject: Re: [DNA] MCRA for mtDNA "W"


> Dolores
>
> I was very interested to see your posting about mtDNA haplogroup 'W' as I
am
> continuing to develop my mtDNA website.
>
> And, I have seen Ann's helpful reply - which appears to be the only other
response so far.
>
> To show what can be found out about Haplogroup W' from studying the
complete mtDNA sequences
> I have made up a diagram to show the considerable distance apart of the
results from 'Martha'
> and yourself (and I would estimate roughly 20,000 years.).
>
> So have a look at: www.brookingsociety.org.uk/discussion/hap_W.htm
> (hap underscore W dot htm)
>
> The 'Martha' results are possibly like sequence 1 - which comes from
Spain, i.e West Europe,
> but the 'Dolores' result is more like sequence 41 - which comes from
India, i.e.Indo-European.
> And, this makes them both atyical for Haplogroup W - which is
predominantly found in Scandinavia.
>
> I have annotated your results below - to give more information, without
need to look at the diagram.
>
> Any comments anyone ?
>
> In particular:
> Does anyone have anything to say about the 'reversion' of mutations, such
as here with '16292'.
> Do we have any structural models to show that base '16292' is particularly
exposed ?
>
> Ian
>
>
> ..............
>
> Martha Dolores
> 16223T 16223T Every 'W'.
> 16292T -------- This shows a 'reversion' to C. (not
uncommon)
> 16519C 16519C Every 'W'
>
> 73G 73G Every 'W'
> ----- 143A Special
> 189G 189G Every 'W'
> -------- 192C Special )
> -------- 194T Special ) not really 4
separate mutations
> 195C 195C Every 'W' )
> --------- 196C Special )
> 204C 204C Every 'W'
> 207A 207A Every 'W'
> 263G 263G Every 'W'
> 309.1C -------- very variable
> 315.1C 315.C very variable
> ..................
>
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