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From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
Subject: [yDNAhgI] R ydna sweeps the H world?
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 11:18:19 -0600
Now there's a mechanism to explain how S28 and S21 ydna, having such a recent MRCA as I found in initial examination, could so quickly sweep western Europe as some say it has done. Dienekes has a paper saying R ydna combined with H CRS female mtdna is more fertile than I ydna combined with H CRS female mtdna. At least that's how I read his abstract.
This could explain the relative decline of all that early S23+/M223- I in north west Europe as suggested by the Lichtenstein cave data.
I hope someone will read the paper and give the list a down-to-earth summary of its conclusions on this.
|[yDNAhgI] R ydna sweeps the H world? by "Ken Nordtvedt" <>|