Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Y Chromosome Study of Roma

  1. #1
    Senior Member Roderic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Last Online
    Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 05:09 AM
    Ethnicity
    German
    Gender
    Posts
    642
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    2
    Thanked in
    2 Posts

    Y Chromosome Study of Roma

    Divergent patrilineal signals in three Roma populations



    Abstract

    Previous studies have revealed that the European Roma share close genetic, linguistic and cultural similarities with Indian populations despite their disparate geographical locations and divergent demographic histories. In this study, we report for the first time Y-chromosome distributions in three Roma collections residing in Belgrade, Vojvodina and Kosovo.

    Eighty-eight Y-chromosomes were typed for 14 SNPs and 17 STRs. The data were subsequently utilized for phylogenetic comparisons to pertinent reference collections available from the literature. Our results illustrate that the most notable difference among the three Roma populations is in their opposing distributions of haplogroups H and E.

    Although the Kosovo and Belgrade samples exhibit elevated levels of the Indian-specific haplogroup H-M69, the Vojvodina collection is characterized almost exclusively by haplogroup E-M35 derivatives, most likely the result of subsequent admixture events with surrounding European populations. Overall, the available data from Romani groups points to different levels of gene flow from local populations.

    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/1...21372/abstract

    http://dienekes.blogspot.com/2010/09...bian-roma.html
    "Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society."

    ~Aristotle

  2. #2
    Senior Member Roderic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Last Online
    Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 05:09 AM
    Ethnicity
    German
    Gender
    Posts
    642
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    2
    Thanked in
    2 Posts
    Y chromosomes of Vlax Roma

    Andrea Zalán et al.

    Romanies constitute the largest minority group belonging to different subgroups in Hungary. Vlax Romanies are one of these Romani subgroups. The Gypsies came to Hungary from the Balkans in two large migrations. The Carpathian Romanies arrived in the 15th century and the Vlax Romanies came in the 19th century. The Carpathian Gypsies speak Hungarian and the Vlax Romanies speak Hungarian and Romani languages.

    Only a limited number of genetic studies of Y-chromosomal haplotypes/haplogroups have been done before, moreover most studies did not contain information regarding the investigated Roma populations which subgroups belong to.

    In the present study, we analyzed a wide set of Y-chromosomal markers to do comparable studies of the Vlax Roma in eastern Hungarian regions. The results can be compared in the context of previously published data on other Romani groups, Indian and Hungarian reference populations.

    Haplogroups H1a-M82 and J2a2-M67 were most common in the investigated population groups. A median-joining network of haplogroup H1a-M82 has demonstrated the sharing of identical Indian specific Y-chromosomal lineages between all Romani populations including Malaysian Indians as well as the Vlax Romanies. This common lineage of haplogroup H1a-M82 represents a common descent from a single ancestor provides a strong genetic link to the ancestral geographical origin of the proto-Gypsies.

    The detected haplogroups in the Vlax Romani population groups can be classified into two different Y-chromosomal lineages based on their putative origin. These lineages include ancestral Indian (H1a-M82), present-day Eurasian (J2a2-M67, J2*-M172, E1b1b1a-M78, I1-M253, R1a1-M198 and R1b1-P25) Y-chromosome lineages. Presence of these lineages in the paternal gene pool of the Roma people is illustrative of the Gypsy migration route from India through the Balkan to the Carpathian Basin.

    http://hpgl.stanford.edu/publication...p1314-1331.pdf



    Dienekes' Anthropology Blog: Y chromosomes of Vlax Roma
    "Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society."

    ~Aristotle

Similar Threads

  1. Men More Evolved? Y Chromosome Study Stirs Debate
    By Nachtengel in forum Y-Chromosome (Y-DNA) Haplogroups
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: Thursday, January 21st, 2010, 06:11 AM
  2. A Spanish population study of 17 Y-chromosome STR loci
    By Euclides in forum Y-Chromosome (Y-DNA) Haplogroups
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: Thursday, July 1st, 2004, 03:18 PM
  3. Surnames and the Y Chromosome ...Sykes study about his-self
    By Euclides in forum Genealogy & Ancestry DNA
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: Thursday, June 10th, 2004, 01:28 PM
  4. Results of the GEP-ISFG collaborative study on the Y chromosome STRs
    By Euclides in forum Y-Chromosome (Y-DNA) Haplogroups
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: Thursday, June 3rd, 2004, 04:39 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •