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From: Doug McDonald <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Questions about Haplogroup R1a
Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2005 15:19:24 -0600
ellen Levy wrote:
> Are the R2's in India from Mukerjee's paper? What was
> the reported frequency of R*?
> Are these haplogroups (R*, R1*, R2*, R1a*)just
> extremely rare (and if so, what is the theory
> regarding their rarity) or is it just that the
> researchers haven't been properly testing for these
> groups (or both)?
They are rare in Europe. The tests we have are enough to
They may not be rare at all elsewhere.