Information on the Afro-Asiatic - Cushitic Metapopulation

The Cushitic Metapopulation (Afro-Asiatic - Cushitic) consists of 493 haplotypes (at least minimal) which were published in 3 population studies.

Most common haplotypes

Count DYS19 DYS389I DYS389II DYS390 DYS391 DYS392 DYS393 DYS385
29 11 13 30 24 10 12 13 16,17
22 15 14 29 23 10 14 13 13,17
21 11 13 31 24 10 12 13 16,17
21 11 13 31 24 10 12 13 16,18
15 14 13 31 27 12 11 13 17,19
11 14 14 33 27 11 11 13 16,19
10 14 13 31 27 11 11 13 17,19
9 11 13 30 24 10 12 12 16,18
8 11 13 30 24 10 12 13 16,18
8 11 13 31 24 10 12 13 16,16
Count DYS391 DYS389I DYS439 DYS389II DYS438 DYS437 DYS19 DYS392 DYS393 DYS390 DYS385
24 10 13 11 30 11 14 11 12 13 24 16,17
22 10 14 11 29 9 14 15 14 13 23 13,17
13 10 13 11 31 11 14 11 12 13 24 16,17
11 10 13 12 31 11 14 11 12 13 24 16,18
11 12 13 12 31 10 14 14 11 13 27 17,19
10 10 13 11 31 11 14 11 12 13 24 16,18
10 11 14 11 33 10 14 14 11 13 27 16,19
8 10 13 11 30 11 14 11 12 12 24 16,18
8 10 14 11 29 9 14 15 14 13 23 13,16
8 11 13 12 31 10 14 14 11 13 27 17,19
Count DYS456 DYS389I DYS390 DYS389II DYS458 DYS19 DYS385 DYS393 DYS391 DYS439 DYS635 DYS392 YGATAH4 DYS437 DYS438 DYS448
20 15 13 24 30 13 11 16,17 13 10 11 21 12 12 14 11 21
16 15 14 23 29 17 15 13,17 13 10 11 20 14 11 14 9 19
11 15 13 27 31 14 14 17,19 13 12 12 22 11 11 14 10 18
8 15 14 23 29 17 15 13,16 13 10 11 20 14 11 14 9 19
8 15 14 27 33 14 14 16,19 13 11 11 22 11 11 14 10 18
7 15 13 27 31 14 14 17,19 13 11 12 22 11 11 14 10 18
7 16 13 24 30 13 11 16,18 12 10 11 21 12 12 14 11 21
5 15 13 24 30 13 11 16,18 13 11 12 21 12 12 14 11 21
5 15 13 24 31 13 11 16,16 13 10 11 21 12 11 14 11 21
5 15 13 24 31 13 11 16,17 13 10 11 21 12 11 14 11 21
Count DYS576 DYS389I DYS448 DYS389II DYS19 DYS391 DYS481 DYS549 DYS533 DYS438 DYS437 DYS570 DYS635 DYS390 DYS439 DYS392 DYS643 DYS393 DYS458 DYS385 DYS456 YGATAH4
2 15 13 20 31 13 10 25 11 10 10 14 19 22 24 11 11 12 13 17 16,17 15 11
2 18 12 21 29 11 10 24 13 12 12 14 19 22 24 11 12 13 13 13 16,20 15 12
2 19 13 19 29 14 10 25 11 12 10 15 19 23 26 11 12 13 14 17 17,18 15 12
Count DYS576 DYS389I DYS635 DYS389II DYS627 DYS460 DYS458 DYS19 YGATAH4 DYS448 DYS391 DYS456 DYS390 DYS438 DYS392 DYS518 DYS570 DYS437 DYS385 DYS449 DYS393 DYS439 DYS481 DYF387S1 DYS533
9 21 13 22 31 23 11 14 14 11 18 12 15 27 10 11 40 18 14 17,19 32 13 12 23 34,37 13
5 15 14 20 29 17 10 17 15 11 19 10 15 23 9 14 35 16 14 13,17 35 13 11 21 38,38 11
4 18 13 21 30 20 11 13 11 12 21 10 15 24 11 12 38 20 14 16,17 32 13 11 24 37,37 11
4 20 14 22 33 24 11 14 14 11 18 11 15 27 10 11 40 18 14 16,19 32 13 11 23 34,37 13
4 20 14 22 33 24 11 14 14 11 18 11 15 28 10 11 40 18 14 16,19 32 13 11 23 34,37 13
3 15 14 20 29 22 11 18 15 11 19 10 15 24 9 13 35 16 14 13,16 39 13 12 23 38,38 11
3 17 14 21 31 21 10 16 14 12 20 10 15 24 10 11 40 20 14 16,18 35 14 10 25 38,38 10
3 21 13 22 31 23 11 14 14 11 18 11 15 27 10 11 40 18 14 17,19 32 13 12 23 34,37 13
2 15 14 20 29 17 10 17 15 11 19 10 15 23 9 14 35 16 14 13,17 35 13 11 21 37,38 11
2 15 14 20 29 17 10 17 15 11 19 10 15 23 9 14 35 17 14 13,16 34 13 11 21 38,38 11

 There are no Ymax haplotypes or all haplotypes are singletons.

Population studies

  • Hallenberg C., Simonsen B., Sanchez J. and Morling N. (2005), 'Y-chromosome STR haplotypes in Somalis.', Forensic Sci Int 151(2-3):317-21 [PubMed] [DOI]
  • Iacovacci G., D’Atanasio E., Marini O., Coppa A., Sellitto D., Trombetta B., Berti A. and Cruciani F. (2017), 'Forensic data and microvariant sequence characterization of 27 Y-STR loci analyzed in four Eastern African countries', Forensic Science International: Genetics 27:123-31 [DOI]
  • Bini C., Sarno S., Tangorra E., Iuvaro A., DeFanti S., Tseghereda YG., Pelotti S. and Luiselli D. (2021), 'Haplotype data and forensic evaluation of 23 Y-STR and 12 X-STR loci in eight ethnic groups from Eritrea', Int J Legal Med 135(2):449-453 [DOI]
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