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The criteria for a representative SNP printed in bold for a subclade is: traditional usage, testing one in multiple labs, and/or being found in the area of the chromosome used in recent research studies.
SNPs listed below in italics (colored black or red) are quality variants from next-generation sequencing reports consistently showing as representing that subgroup.
Contact Person for Haplogroup P: Ray Banks
P P295/PF5866/S8, 92R7_1, 92R7_2,
• P* -
• P1 M45/PF5962, F1857/P337/Page83/PF5901, M74/N12/PF5963, P27.1_1/P207, P27.1_2, P69, P226/PF5879, P228/PF5927, P230/PF5925, P235/PF5946, P237/PF5873, P239/PF5930, P240/PF5897, P243/PF5874, P244/PF5896, P281/PF5941, P282/PF5932, P283/PF5966, P284
• • P1* -
• • Q M242
• • R M207/Page37/UTY2, etc.
SNPs under Investigation - Additional testing is needed to confirm adequate positive samples and/or correct placement on the tree.
Y-DNA haplogroup P, an offshoot of Haplogroup K(xLT), originated in Central Asia some 35,000 years ago; sites in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and southern Siberia have been offered as the likely point of first appearance. Haplogroup P is best represented by its two immediate subclades, haplogroups Q and R, which expanded to become the dominant haplogroups in, respectively, the Americas and Europe.
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