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a question about mitchondrial dna evolution....

Shehrebanoo Malik banoo
Mon May 20 20:48:47 EST 1996

k9mhc at .rfhsm.ac.uk (Vid Mohan-Ram) wrote:
>its been established that you can trace mtdna evolution through
>maternal line etc....and this is the way that ethnic groups and the out
>of africa genetic analysis is based and other subpopulation
>classifications...now, what would the mtdna profile of a child
>whose mother is chinese and father african, for example? would
>the child have the mother's mtdna profile?

The child would have the mother's mtDNA, regardless of the mother's race.

banoo Malik

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