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mtDNA / Y chromosome pedigree, animated image

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Studies following the male lineage (using the Y chromosome) have been compared to studies following the female lineage (using mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA)). The results suggest that men and women have had different roles in the peopling of the planet and in the mixing of genes among population groups. (DNAi location: Applications > Gene genealogy > Tracing ancestries > Using genetic tools together)
Keywords:
paternal family tree,male lineage,maternal inheritance,y chromosome,mtdna,genetic tools,location applications,population groups,animated image,mitochondria,pedigree,ancestry,genes,dna,men and women
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