A counter-clockwise northern route of the Y-chromosome haplogroup N from Southeast Asia towards Europe

@article{Rootsi2007ACN,
  title={A counter-clockwise northern route of the Y-chromosome haplogroup N from Southeast Asia towards Europe},
  author={Siiri Rootsi and Lev A. Zhivotovsky and Mari{\'a}n Baldovi{\vc} and Manfred Kayser and Ildus Kutuev and Rita I. Khusainova and Marina A. Bermisheva and Marija Gubina and Sardana A. Fedorova and Anne-Mai Ilum{\"a}e and Elza K. Khusnutdinova and Mikhail Ivanovich Voevoda and L. P. Osipova and Mark Stoneking and Alice A. Lin and Vladim{\'i}r Fer{\'a}k and Jüri Parik and Toomas Kivisild and Peter A. Underhill and Richard Villems},
  journal={European Journal of Human Genetics},
  year={2007},
  volume={15},
  pages={204-211}
}
A large part of Y chromosome lineages in East European and East Asian human populations belong to haplogroup (hg) NO, which is composed of two sister clades N-M231 and O-M175. The O-clade is relatively old (around 30 thousand years (ky)) and encompasses the vast majority of east and Southeast Asian male lineages, as well as significant proportion of those in Oceanian males. On the other hand, our detailed analysis of hg N suggests that its high frequency in east Europe is due to its more recent… 

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