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Haplogroup R (mtDNA)

Haplogroup R
Time of origin before 55000 years before present
Place of origin Near East
Ancestral haplogroup N
Descendant haplogroups B, F, pre-HV, pre-JT, P, UK
Defining mutations 73, 7028, 11719, 14766

In human genetics, Haplogroup R is a human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroup.

Haplogroup R is a descendant of macro-Haplogroup N. Among its descendant haplogroups are B, UK (and thus U and K), F, pre-HV (and thus HV, H, and V), and the ancestral haplogroup of J and T.


    See also

    • Human mitochondrial genetics

    Human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups

      most recent common mt-ancestor    
    L0   L1  
    L2 L3   L4 L5 L6 L7
      M N  
    CZ D E G Q   A I O   R   S W X Y
    C Z B F pre-HV   pre-JT P  UK
    HV JT U K
    H V J T
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