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From: (Raymond Whritenour)
Subject: Re: [DNA] mtDNA of the Basques
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 19:14:01 -0500
In-Reply-To: "Russell Smith" <ieldrensecan@hotmail.com>'s message of Wed, 16 Mar 2005 07:22:06 +0800


Russell wrote:

"...while the Atlantic fringe regions have similar mtDNA makeup to that
of the Basques, the Basques mtDNA mix is somewhat distinctive, probably
due to their long isolation."

I'm assuming that if this is true, then this "distinctive" mix does not
show up in Western Ireland.

Ray Whritenour


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