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From: Rebekah Canada <>
Subject: [DNA] mtDNA Submisions to GenBank Re: Proposed updates to the mtDNAHaplgroup X
Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 17:20:07 -0500
Indeed. When most full genomic sequences in the general population are
singletons it is important to know when one represents 15/2500 people in
Europe vs 3/2500. The demographics of even exact matches are important too.
The phylogenetic tree without geography is extremely esoteric.
On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 5:07 PM, <> wrote:
> Actually, I encourage people to submit a sequence to GenBank, even if an
> identical one is already present (with the exception of known relatives, of
> course). The number of sequences with identical haplotypes factors into age
> calculations. Also, GenBank submissions can include some information about
> geographical origins.
> Ann Turner
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