GENEALOGY-DNA-L Archives

Archiver > GENEALOGY-DNA > 2010-11 > 1288896462


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
References: <AANLkTimbm0fZdS==wNdVe1_5EnOnzd4c5qNS-62iG+Zn@mail.gmail.com><AANLkTi=Eu0f=DCg=EXV1v6deFAjOjTehAgD1n6FYot41@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <AANLkTi=Eu0f=DCg=EXV1v6deFAjOjTehAgD1n6FYot41@mail.gmail.com>


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
Africa,
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%."


This thread: