A South American Prehistoric Mitogenome: Context, Continuity, and the Origin of Haplogroup C1d

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Based on mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA), it has been estimated that at least 15 founder haplogroups peopled the Americas. Subhaplogroup C1d3 was defined based on the mitogenome of a living individual from Uruguay that carried a lineage previously identified in hypervariable region I sequences from ancient and modern Uruguayan individuals. When complete… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141808

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