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From: "Sasson Margaliot" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Ellen's Paper
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2006 01:47:36 +0200
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On 12/13/06, Lawrence Mayka <> wrote:

> Actually, R1a may be more common in modern Central-Eastern Asia than we
> think.

> Wells' 2001 paper lists Mongolians as 4% M17 (R1a1), but with only N=24:

4% is quite low...

> He lists the Uighurs of Kazakstan [sic] as 22% M17, but we cannot be certain
> whether these are a fair genetic mirror of their ethnic counterparts in
> China.

Kazakstan is far from Mongolia anyway


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