Y‐chromosomal Binary Haplogroups in the Japanese Population and their Relationship to 16 Y‐STR Polymorphisms

@article{Nonaka2007YchromosomalBH,
  title={Y‐chromosomal Binary Haplogroups in the Japanese Population and their Relationship to 16 Y‐STR Polymorphisms},
  author={I Nonaka and Kiyoshi Minaguchi and Naoko Takezaki},
  journal={Annals of Human Genetics},
  year={2007},
  volume={71}
}
We investigated Y chromosomal binary and STR polymorphisms in 263 unrelated male individuals from the Japanese population and further examined the relationships between the two separate types of data. Using 47 biallelic markers we distinguished 20 haplogroups, four of which (D2b1/‐022457, O3/‐002611*, O3/‐LINE1 del, and O3/‐021354*) were newly defined in this study. Most haplogroups in the Japanese population are found in one of the three major clades, C, D, or O. Among these, two major… 

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