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From: Charles Hollenbeck <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Two Letters in current European Journal of Human Geneticsre:R1b in Africa
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2010 11:47:42 -0700
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On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 7:15 AM, Sasson Margaliot <
> wrote:

> If "mid-Holocene migration" of Afro-Asiatic speaking people from Asia is
> anyway needed in order to explain the massive presence of R1b in Africa,

"Although human Y chromosomes belonging to haplogroup R1b are quite rare in
being found mainly in Asia and Europe, a group of chromosomes within the
paragroup R-P25*
are found concentrated in the central-western part of the African continent,
where they can be
detected at frequencies as high as 95%."

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