haplogroup

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haplo- +‎ group

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haplogroup (plural haplogroups)

  1. (genetics) A group of closely related haplotypes.
    • 1984, Alfred Nisonoff, Introduction to Molecular Immunology, page 128:
      A haplogroup comprises the genes present on one chromosome.
    • 1993, “mtDNA Variation of Aboriginal Siberians Reveals Distinct Genetic Affinities with Native Americans”, in American Journal of Human Genetics, volume 53, page 591:
      The earlier Amerind migration carried with it only four Asian haplotypes, which subsequently evolved into Amerind-specific haplogroups A, B, C, and D.

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