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Neanderthal mtDNA

Posted by GeneHays on 29 Jul 2008 at 22:38 GMT

Your article says, "...distinguishes these Neanderthal sequences from modern humans. While all of these five mutations have in fact been observed in our full database of 78,590 samples, no combination of any two (2) of them has appeared in any sample." But, as I compared my mtDNA results to the mtDNA extracted from ancient Neanderthal bones, I found three (3) of my differences (A263G, T16189C, and A16299G) within the Neanderthal results.

My mtDNA
Haplogroups = H*
(GENBANK) ACCESSION # EU677425 ~ Complete Genome
A263G 309.C 309.C 315.C A750G A1438G A4769G A8860G A15326G T16189C A16299G T16422C T16519C
HVR1 differences = 16189C, 16299G, 16422C, 16519C
HVR2 differences = 263G, 309.1C, 309.2C, 315.1C
CR differences, Full Genome = 750G, 1438G, 4769G, 8860G, 15326G