Today, 18 Dec 2017, Ian Logan posted the following mtDNA sequences from GenBank. As usual, they use the rCRS as a reference.
Q-BZ1458 is a branch of the Q-L936 lineage. Its age has not been calculated.
Q-M242 is the parent to all other Q branches. Its parent is P-M45. YFull dates show that Q-M242 is between 34,000 and 29,800 years old (95% CI). This is a much older date than in older published studies, and perhaps helps explain the great geographic spread of the branches under it.
Q-L940 Group 4 is an Iberian branch that has links to the Romani people in Portugal. The Q-M242 project is funding the BIG Y of a member of the Domingues de Reyes family (kit 166847). This will help us…