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In human mitochondrial genetics, Haplogroup C is a human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroup.

Haplogroup C is believed to have arisen in Asia some 60,000 years before present. It is a descendant of the haplogroup M.

Haplogroup C is found in Northeast Asia[1] (including Siberia) and is also one of five haplogroups found in the indigenous peoples of the Americas[1], the others being A, B, D, and X.

In his popular book The Seven Daughters of Eve, Bryan Sykes named the originator of this mtDNA haplogroup Chochmingwu.

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  1. ^ a b Haplogroup C.

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Human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups

  most recent common mt-ancestor    
L0   L1  
L2 L3   L4 L5 L6 L7
  M N  
CZ D E G Q   A I O   R   S W X Y
C Z B F pre-HV   pre-JT P  UK
HV JT U K
H V J T

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