Mexican Women’s Mitochondrial DNA Primarily Native American

Mexican Women's Mitochondrial DNA Primarily Native American
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Evelyn Punzalan

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For mtDNA variation, some studies have measured Native American, European and African contributions to Mexican and Mexican American populations, revealing 85 to 90% of mtDNA lineages are of Native American origin, with the remainder having European (5-7%) or African ancestry (3-5%).

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