mitchondrial dna inheritance

Roy Manns rmanns at POLYFILTRONICS.COM
Mon Apr 29 17:49:21 EST 1996


CURIOUSITY KILLED THE CAT !!
At 12:45 AM 4/29/96 -0700, you wrote:
>hi...
>since mtdna is (mostly) maternally inherited the child will have
>the mt genotype of his mother right?...studies have
>used mtdna to group/classify/segregate individuals, and recently
>ethnic groups and african subpopulations, 
>
>.so what happens if a person had a chinese father and an african 
>mother for example, would that person be classified as african according
>to mtdna profiles, if there was no knowledge of their parentage?
>
>curiouser and curiouser..
>
>cheers
>
>vid
>
>
>

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