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Haplogroup Q-L54

Haplogroup Q-L54 is a subclade of Y-DNA haplogroup Q-L53. Q1a3a-L54 is defined by the presence of the L54 Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP).

Haplogroup Q-L54
Possible place of origin Eurasia
Ancestor Q-L53
Descendants Q-L330, Q-M3, Q-Z780
Defining mutations L54

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DistributionEdit

Q-L54 has descendants across Western and Central Europe, the North and East of Asia, and the Americas. It includes two of the major pre-Columbian paternal lineages in the Americas: Q-M3 and Q-Z780. Its descendant lines also include the Central Asian Q-L330 lineage. The boy Anzick-1, who lived 12,600 years ago and was found in the state of Montana, has a Y-chromosome that refers to haplogroup Q-L54*(xM3).[1][2]

Associated SNP'sEdit

Q-L54 is currently defined by the L54 SNP alone.

SubgroupsEdit

This is Thomas Krahn at the Genomic Research Center's Draft tree Proposed Tree for haplogroup Q-L54.

  • L54
    • M3, L341.2
      • M19
      • M194
      • M199, P106, P292
      • PAGES104, PAGES126
      • PAGES131
      • L663
      • SA01
      • L766, L767
      • L883, L884, L885, L886, L887
      • L888, L889, L890, L891
    • L804, L805
      • L807
    • Z780
      • L191
      • L400, L401
    • L456
    • L568, L569, L570, L571
      • L567
      • L619.1
    • L330, L334
      • L329, L332, L333

See alsoEdit

Y-DNA Q-M242 SubcladesEdit

Y-DNA Backbone TreeEdit

"Y-chromosomal Adam"
A00 A0-T [χ 3]
A0 A1 [χ 4]
A1a A1b
A1b1 BT
B CT
DE CF
D E C F
F1  F2  F3  GHIJK
G HIJK
IJK H
IJ   K
I J     LT [χ 5]  K2
L     T [χ 6] K2a [χ 7] K2b [χ 8]   K2c   K2d  K2e [χ 9]  
K2a1                    K2b1 [χ 10]    P [χ 11]
NO S [χ 12]  M [χ 13]    P1     P2
N O Q     R

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ M. Rasmussen et al. The genome of a Late Pleistocene human from a Clovis burial site in western Montana // Nature. 2014. V. 506. P. 225–229.
  2. ^ Jennifer A. Raff & Deborah A. Bolnick. Palaeogenomics: Genetic roots of the first Americans // Nature. 2014. V. 506. P. 162–163.

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