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• Q* -
• Q1 P36.2 (formerly Q)
• • Q1* -
• • Q1a MEH2 (formerly Q)
• • • Q1a* -
• • • Q1a1 M120, M265/N14 (formerly Q1)
• • • Q1a2 M25, M143 (formerly Q2)
• • • Q1a3 M346 (formerly Q6)
• • • • Q1a3* -
• • • • Q1a3a M3 (formerly Q3)
• • • • • Q1a3a* -
• • • • • Q1a3a1 M19 (formerly Q3a)
• • • • • Q1a3a2 M194 (formerly Q3b)
• • • • • Q1a3a3 M199, P106, P292 (formerly Q3c)
• • • Q1a4 P48 (formerly Q4)
• • • Q1a5 P89
• • • Q1a6 M323 (formerly Q5)
• • Q1b M378 (formerly Q1a)
Y-DNA haplogroup Q arose in Central Asia and migrated through the Altai/Baikal region of northern Eurasia into the Americas. Today it is found in North Eurasia, with some exemplars in European populations. The Q1a3a sub-group is almost exclusively associated with Native American populations.
Bortolini et al,
Y-Chromosome Evidence for Differing Ancient Demographic Histories in the Americas.
American Journal of Human Genetics, 73:524-539, (2003).
Cinnioglu et al, Excavating Y-chromosome Haplotype Strata in Anatolia. (pdf) Human Genetics. 114:127-148, 2004.
Deng et al, Evolution and Migration History of the Chinese Population Inferred from the Chinese Y-chromosome Evidence. (pdf) Journal of Human Genetics, 49:339-348, 2004.
Karafet et al, New Binary Polymorphisms Reshape and Increase Resolution of the Human Y-Chromosomal Haplogroup Tree. Abstract. Genome Research, published online April 2, 2008. Supplementary Material.
Regueiro et al, Iran: Tricontinental Nexus for Y-Chromosome Driven Migration. (abstract) Human Heredity, Vol. 61, No 3, 132-143, 2006.
Sengupta et al, Polarity and Temporality of High Resolution Y-chromosome Distributions in India Identify Both Indigenous and Exogenous Expansions and Reveal Minor Genetic Influence of Central Asian Pastoralists. (pdf) American Journal of Human Genetics, 78:202-221, 2006.
Shen et al, Reconstruction of Patrilineages and Matrilineages of Samaritans and other Israeli Populations from Y-Chromosome and Mitochondrial DNA Sequence Variation. (pdf) Human Mutation, 24:248-260, 2004.
Su et al, Y-chromosome Evidence for a Northward Migration of Modern Humans into Eastern Asia during the Last Ice Age. (pdf) American Journal of Human Genetics, 65:1718-1724, 1999.
Underhill et al, Detection of Numerous Y Chromosome Biallelic Polymorphisms by Denaturing High-performance Liquid Chromatography. (Abstract) Genome Research, 7(10):996-1005, 1997 Oct.
Rebekah Canada, yDNA Haplogroup Q
Rebekah Canada, The yDNA Haplogroup Q Project
Corrections/Additions made since 31 December 2007:
Contact person for Haplogroup Q: David F. Reynolds
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