Mitochondrial DNA polymorphisms in Chilean aboriginal populations: Implications for the peopling of the southern cone of the continent

  • Cheer S
  • Allen J
  • Huntsman J
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The mitochondrial DNAs (mtDNAs) from individuals belonging to three Chilean tribes, the Mapuche, the Pehuenche, and the Yaghan, were studied both by RFLP analysis and D-loop (control region) sequencing. RFLP analysis showed that

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  • Amerindian mtDNA haplogroups
  • Peopling of the southern cone
  • Sequence analysis

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  • Susan M. Cheer

  • John S. Allen

  • Judith Huntsman

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