mitchondrial dna inheritance

Mr Vid Mohan-Ram k9mhc at
Mon Apr 29 02:45:20 EST 1996

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..



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