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  • n. Plural form of haplogroup.


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  • These can be used to classify male chromosomes into different groups called haplogroups which, to some extent, reflect a person's geographical ancestry.

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  • "haplogroups," that tend to relate to geographical areas.

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  • They call them haplogroups and haplotypes, which come back probabilities and percentages—and it works.

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  • Groups of related haplotypes are bunched together as haplogroups and haplogroups help geneticists track the geographic diversity of human populations over time.

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  • In the longest view of human history, people who lived in a particular geographical location, especially if they were isolated, tended to share similar genetic markers, thus similar haplogroups.

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  • Sometimes haplogroups are referred to as the branches of the human genetic tree.

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  • Scientists have identified over twenty and counting Y-DNA haplogroups and assigned each of them a letter or letters to differentiate them.

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  • By analyzing the information from haplogroups, Y-DNA, and mtDNA, those clever geneticists have been able to trace the origins of human beings back to two genetically specific human beings who lived tens of thousands of years ago.

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  • To NowMDJD: Ashkenazim do have potential Khazar elements, in haplogroups in the Q and R divisions of Y-DNA, but those two total only about 16 or 17 percent of Ashkenazic paternal ancestry.

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  • In addition to their unexpected mitochondrial haplogroups, the three individuals all share one other truly shocking characteristic.

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