Monthly Archives: March 2015

K12b analysis of prehistoric and modern genomes

Below is an admixture plot based on K12b calculator results for 2,071 prehistoric and modern genomes. The correspondences between the colors and the K12b components are as follows:       North European       Atlantic-Med       Southwest Asian       Gedrosia       Caucasus

Posted in Uncategorized

Phenotype SNPs from prehistoric Europe

Below are derived allele counts and total numbers of reads for SNPs that have a large effect on phenotype for the 69 newly available genomes from prehistoric Europe. Nonzero derived allele counts are in bold. Note that small derived allele

Posted in Uncategorized

Analyses of an Urnfield genome

Below are the results of analyses of the sample I0099 from the late Bronze Age Urnfield culture in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The sample is dated to 1113–1021 BC. I0099 belonged to Y haplogroup R1a1a1b1a2-Z280 and mitochondrial haplogroup H23. Like the R1a1a1-M417*

Posted in Uncategorized

Analyses of a Unetice genome

Below are the results of analyses of the sample I0114 from the Unetice culture in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The sample is dated to 2131–1979 BC. I0114 belonged to Y haplogroup I2a2 and mitochondrial haplogroup I3a. I0114 had a significant amount of

Posted in Uncategorized

Analyses of an early Neolithic genome from Spain

Below are the results of analyses of the sample I0410 from the early Neolithic Epicardial culture, found at the Pyrenean cave site of Els Trocs in Spain. The sample is dated to 5178–5066 BC. I0410 belonged to Y haplogroup R1b1*(xR1b1a1,

Posted in Uncategorized

Two pigmentation SNPs from prehistoric Europe

Below are the genotypes for the SNP rs1042602 in the gene TYR for prehistoric European samples. The derived A allele of this SNP is associated with light skin and an absence of freckles. As the graph here shows, the derived

Posted in Uncategorized

Analyses of a Bell Beaker genome

Below are the results of analyses of the sample I0806 from the Bell Beaker culture in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The sample is dated to 2296–2206 BC. I0806 belonged to Y haplogroup R1b1a2a1a2-P312 and mitochondrial haplogroup H1. I0806 had large amounts of

Posted in Uncategorized

Analyses of a Corded Ware genome

Below are the results of analyses of the sample I0104 from the Corded Ware culture in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The sample is dated to 2473–2348 BC. I0104 belonged to Y haplogroup R1a1a1-M417* and mitochondrial haplogroup U4b1a1a1. The K12b results are not

Posted in Uncategorized

Analyses of a Yamna genome

Below are the results of analyses of the sample I0231 from the Yamna culture in Samara, Russia, near the Volga River. The sample is dated to 2910–2875 BC. I0231 belonged to Y haplogroup R1b1a2a2-Z2103 and mitochondrial haplogroup U4a1. The K12b

Posted in Uncategorized

Analyses of a hunter-gatherer genome from Samara

Below are the results of analyses of the hunter-gatherer sample I0124 from Samara, near the Volga River in Russia. The sample is dated to 5650–5555 BC. I0124 belonged to Y haplogroup R1b1*(xR1b1a1, R1b1a2) and mitochondrial haplogroup U5a1d. globe4 72.05% European

Posted in Uncategorized
Categories