My watch list  

Haplogroup Z (mtDNA)

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

Haplogroup Z is believed to have arisen in Central Asia, and is a descendant of the haplogroup M.

Its greatest variety is found in Korea, northern China, and Central Asia. However, its greatest frequency appears in Russia and among the Saami people of northern Scandinavia.


    See also

    • Human mitochondrial genetics
    • Genealogical DNA test

    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
    This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Haplogroup_Z_(mtDNA)". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.
    Your browser is not current. Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 does not support some functions on Chemie.DE