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From: Ann Turner <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] mtDNA A8 in Poland
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2010 11:56:42 -0600
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Do you have access to the full text to see the range covered for HVR2? It's
possible that they didn't include "HVR3", which would explain the difference
in the 2-bp deletion in the 522 area (a hotspot). 315.1C is virtually
universal, so they may have omitted it for that reason. That leaves only
16189C as a difference, but it's a hotspot, too. All in all, I'd say the two
sequences are similar enough to be interesting.

Ann Turner

On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 10:00 PM, Lawrence Mayka <> wrote:

> A new member of my project, of Polish ancestry, belongs to mtDNA haplogroup
> A8:
>
> 16189C, 16223T, 16242T, 16290T, 16319A
> 64T, 73G, 146C, 152C, 235G, 263G, 315.1C, 522-, 523-
>
> He actually has full-sequence results.
>
> Table S3 of the paper below shows A8 in northern Eurasia:
>
>
> http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2010/05/10/molbev.msq065.short?r
> ss=1<http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2010/05/10/molbev.msq065.short?r%0Ass=1>;
>
> Two listed samples from Transylvania (actually taken from Egyed 2007) are
> close. Perhaps the differences are largely due to reporting conventions?
>
> 223-242-290-319
> 64-73-146-152-235-263
>
> Interestingly, a Google search finds discussion on the mtDNA A haplogroup
> of
> Catherine Pillard, a 17th-century Frenchwoman. A followup connects her to
> the same research paper above:
>
> http://adnhf.blogspot.com/2010/08/follow-up-of-catherine-pillards.html
>
>
>
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