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    Estimating Germanic Y-DNA in Iberia

    Spain and Portugal are fairly well studied countries for Y-chromosomal lineages. Unfortunately no study so far has tested for the Germanic S21/U106 subclade of R1b, and few papers even distinguish subclades of I (those who did only tested for I2a1a-M26). I have analysed the raw data from Adams...
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    Distribution of I1 in Italy (Boattini et al.)

    Haplogroup I1 is a marker of Germanic migrations to Italy. The Ostrogoths, Vandals, Lombards, Franks and Normans all left some I1 lineages behind them. The distribution of I1 is fairly homogeneous all over Italy, usually ranging from 1 to 5%. I had a look at the new study by Boattini et al. to...
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    New study on Algerian Y-DNA & mtDNA (+ other Maghreban populations)

    Bekada et al. published a new study looking at the Y-chromosomes of 156 Algerian men as well as 240 mitochondrial lineages. This is not much, but the study also provides data from other studies with substantial sample sizes for Morocco (n=760) and Tunisia (n=601). The results are not very...