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From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Does Sardinia hold the key to the debate aboutNeolithicor Paleolithic dispersal of R-M269?
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 14:33:08 -0600
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From: "vernade didier" <>

>I didn't read all posts of this thread started by David. My message is
>because I just don't understand the point about Sardinia. Why would this
>island be so important ??? [[ It's very beautiful ]]
> About R-M269 it's now fairly well established that over 95% of western
> samples are either P312+ or U106+ . Just by comparing the variability of
> haplotypes of these 2 subgroups to, say, J2b variability it appears that
> J2b would be very very old if P312+ haplotypes were from paleolithic ages.
> [[ And the same for several European subhaplogroups of haplogroup I ---
> they show substantially more variance internally than do P312 and U106,
> not even considering the huge interclade variances in haplogroup I KN]]
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