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Yanomami

Wednesday 28 September 2005

Yanomami live in the Surucucu and Catrimani Plateau regions of Roraima in northwestern Brazil.

Mitochondrial diversity (#8659527#)

- subhaplogroup B1 (4.8%)
- subhaplogroup B2 (21.2%)
- subhaplogroup C1 (37.4%)
- subhaplogroup C2 (34.9%)
- subhaplogroup D1 (2.4%)
- subhaplogroup D2 (7.2%)
- subhaplogroup "X6" (8.4%)
- subhaplogroup "X7" (3.6%)

References

- Easton RD, Merriwether DA, Crews DE, Ferrell RE. mtDNA variation in the Yanomami: evidence for additional New World founding lineages. Am J Hum Genet. 1996 Jul;59(1):213-25. PMID: #8659527#