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From: "Jerry L. Ivey" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Complete Khoisan and Bantu genomes from southernAfricareported in Nature this week
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 11:52:18 -0500
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How about the Supplemental Data files? Are they available separately?

It's nice to finally see some DNA studies which include some non-R1bs. :>)

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From: [mailto:] On Behalf Of Tim Janzen
Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2010 2:47 AM
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Subject: Re: [DNA] Complete Khoisan and Bantu genomes from southernAfrica reported in Nature this week

Dear All,

A PDF of the paper is available at
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v463/n7283/pdf/nature08795.pdf

and the HTML version is at
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v463/n7283/full/nature08795.html

It looks like Desmond Tutu was one of the 5 men whose genome was sequenced.
The Y haplogroups of the people tested are A2, A3b1, B2b, E1b1b1, and
E1b1a8a. I suspect that a trickle of whole genomes will soon become a
flood. As far as I know there are now 14 whole genomes that have been
completed. My recollection of them and their Y haplogroups is as follows:

Human Genome Project, R1b (R-U106)(plus some G)
Craig Ventor, R1b (R-L46)
James Watson, R1b (R-U106)
haplogroup I male, I
Yoruba male, E1b1
Han Chinese male, O
Korean person, Female?
Korean male, O
Saqqaq male, Q
Desmond Tutu, E1b1a8a
!Gubi, B2b
G/aq'o, A3b1
D#kgao, A2
!Ai, E1b1b1

Sincerely,
Tim Janzen




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