We report a new case of a large, homoplasmic Control Region deletion in human mitochondrial DNA. A missing 154 bp fragment spanning positions 16154-16307 was found in an apparently healthy blood donor from Salta (NW Argentina) whose maternal lineage was attributable to Native American haplogroup D1. The same mutation, to the best of our knowledge, has been independently reported before only twice, in both homoplasmic and heteroplasmic states.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2009|
- Control Region