A new deep branch of eurasian mtDNA macrohaplogroup M reveals additional complexity regarding the settlement of Madagascar

François-X. Ricaut, Harilanto Razafindrazaka, Murray P. Cox, Jean-M. Dugoujon, Evelyne Guitard, Clement Sambo, Maru Mormina, Marta Mirazon-Lahr, Bertrand Ludes, Eric Crubézy

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The geographic distribution, phylogenetic placement and molecular age of M23 suggest that the colonization of Madagascar was more complex than previously thought.
Original languageEnglish
Article number605
JournalBMC Genomics
Publication statusPublished - 14 Dec 2009

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