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  • n. A group of closely related haplotypes.

Etymologies

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haplo- +‎ group

Examples

  • Most recently which, in this context, means fifteen thousand to twenty thousand years ago, nearly half of the people carrying the I1a haplotype were located in Scandinavia, leading some to refer to haplogroup I1a as a “Viking haplogroup.”

    Shaking the Family Tree

  • The results showed that King Tut belonged to a genetic profile group, known as haplogroup R1b1a2, to which more than 50 per cent of all men in Western Europe belong, indicating that they share a common ancestor.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Identifying men carrying the variation, known as haplogroup I, could lead to more targeted preventive treatment, researchers believe.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph

  • The results showed that King Tut belonged to a genetic profile group, known as haplogroup R1b1a2, to which more than 50 percent of all men in Western Europe belong, indicating that they share a common ancestor.

    Reuters: Top News

  • The man found in the cemetery has DNA that belongs to what scientists called haplogroup D. "The haplogroup itself has this East Asian origin, it's not something that's found in past European populations - the origin of this haplogroup is East Asia," said Dr. Barta.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Your DNA results identify you as belonging to a specific branch of the human family tree called haplogroup T. Haplogroup T.contains the following subgroups: T. T.,

    LinuxChix aggregator

  • After several thousand years in the Near East, individuals belonging to a new group called haplogroup

    LinuxChix aggregator

  • I have the single nucleotide polymorphism M343, which puts me in the R1b haplogroup, which is just the most common Y haplogroup in western Europe.

    Planet Atheism

  • Scrape the inside of your cheek, and for $100 and up, a testing company will map your DNA markers into your own genetic pattern called a haplotype, then tell you which "haplogroup," or major branch of the human tree, you hail from.

    The Ties That Bind

  • Scrape the inside of your cheek a few times, and for $100 and up, a testing company will put your DNA under its microscope, map your markers into your own genetic pattern called a haplotype, then tell you which "haplogroup," or major branch of the human tree, you hail from.

    In Our Blood

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