macrohaplogroup

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macro- +‎ haplogroup

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macrohaplogroup (plural macrohaplogroups)

  1. A major haplogroup, especially one that is the head of a phylogeny
    • 2015 August 25, “Quantitative Phylogenomics of Within-Species Mitogenome Variation: Monte Carlo and Non-Parametric Analysis of Phylogeographic Structure among Discrete Transatlantic Breeding Areas of Harp Seals ( Pagophilus groenlandicus )”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0134207:
      These are Fr2 in Haplogroup A1 of macrohaplogroup M [9 ], San2 in Haplogroup L1 [1 ], a Neandertal [56 ], and a Denisovan [57 ].