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From: Amelia <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Haplotype C and R1b
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2003 14:04:52 -0800
Is Y-Chromosome "C" similar to mtDNA "C", then? Or are we confused, here?
At 01:36 PM 11/30/2003 -0800, you wrote:
>I am the admin for the Menary DNA project using the FTDNA lab. We trace
>our roots to N. Ireland.
>While I only have two results back one of them was not the expected R1b
>but rather a Haplotype C whis is defined " found throughout mainland Asia,
>the south Pacific, and at low frequency in Native American populations.
>Haplogroup C originated in southern Asia and spread in all directions.
>This lineage colonized New Guinea, Australia, and north Asia, and
>currently is found with its highest diversity in populations of India."
>389-1 - 12
>389-2 - 28
>This man traces his roots to N. Ireland with paper documentation but his
>DNA is anything but. What do I tell him? Would a Haplotype C person have
>Easter Indian charachteristics? He doesn't appear to nor does his
>Thank you for your words of wisdom on this one,
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