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Table 2 List of populations used in this study. Population codes are given, as well as sample size, number of U6 haplotypes detected, percentage of U6 in the sample, and the relative frequency (%) of the three U6 sub-groups.

From: Mitochondrial DNA transit between West Asia and North Africa inferred from U6 phylogeography

Group Population Name sample HapU6 U6(%) U6a(%) U6b(%) U6c(%) References
EAST (E)          
  Arab Bedouin ABD 29 1 2 (7) - 2 (100) - 22
  Egyptians EGY 67 1 1 (1) 1 (100) - - 46
  Ethiopian ETI 74 3 3 (4) 3 (100) - - 14
  Iraqi IRQ 116 1 1 (1) 1 (100) - - 47
  Ashkenazic Jew JAS 78 2 3 (4) 3 (100) - - 14
  Bukharan Jew JBU 33 1 1 (3) 1 (100) - - 14
  Ethiopian Jew JET 48 1 1 (2) 1 (100) - - 14
  Kikuyu KIK 24 1 2 (8) 2 (100) - - 48
  Palestinian PAL 109 1 1 (1) 1 (100) - - 47
  Syrians SYR 69 2 3 (4) 3 (100) - - 47
   Total E   647 9 18 (3) 16 (89) 2 (11) -  
WEST (W)          
Europe         
  Med. Center MdC 302 1 1 (0) - 1 (100) - 47
  Sicilian SIC 106 1 1 (1) 1 (100) - - 13
Iberian Peninsula (IP)
  Andalusian AND 397 7 10 (3) 8 (80) 2 (20) - 9, 11, a
  Cat and Aragón CAR 118 2 2 (2) 1 (50) 1 (50) - 49
  Castilla CAV 38 1 1 (3) 1 (100) - - 11
  León LEO 61 1 1 (2) 1 (100) - - 11
  Galician GAL 135 3 3 (2) 1 (33) 2 (67) - 12, 50
  Maragatos MRG 49 2 4 (8) 1 (25) 3 (75) - 11
  Portugal Center PC 162 2 3 (2) 3 (100) - - 10, 12
  Portuguese PCR 54 2 3 (6) 2 (67) 1 (33) - a
  North Portugal PN 184 6 8 (4) 5 (63) 3 (38) - 10, 12
  Santander SAN 88 1 1 (1) 1 (100) - - 38
   Total IP   1286 18 36 (3) 24 (67) 12 (33) -  
Islands         
  Canarian CAN 300 11 53(18) 4 (8) 39 (74) 10 (19) 19
  Cabo Verde CV 315 5 6 (2) 6 (100) - - 51, a
  Madeira MAD 96 1 1 (1) 1 (100) - - a
  Sao Tomé SAT 50 1 1 (2) 1 (100) - - 52
   Total Islands   761 15 61 (8) 12 (20) 39 (64) 10 (16)  
West Africa (WA)
  Algerian Berbers BAL 86 5 25 (29) 24 (96) 1 (4) - 9, a
  Ifrane Berbers BIF 46 7 9 (20) 8 (89) 1 (11) - 14
  Moroccan Ber. BMO 213 11 15 (7) 11 (73) 1 (7) 3 (20) 4, 14, 53, a
Fulbe FUL 60 2 2 (3) 1 (50) 1 (50) - 48  
  Mauritanian MAU 64 4 11 (17) 11 (100) - - 4, a
  Moroccan MOR 56 6 11 (20) 8 (73) - 3 (27) 4, a
  Saharan SAH 37 2 3 (8) 3 (100) - - 4, a
  Mandenka SEM 119 1 1 (1) 1 (100) - - 54
  Wolof SEW 48 2 2 (4) 1 (50) 1 (50) - 4
  Songhai SON 10 1 2 (20) 2 (100) - - 48
  Tuareg TUA 23 1 1 (4) 1 (100) - - 48
   Total WA   762 27 82 (11) 71 (87) 5 (6) 6 (7)  
AMERICA
  Brazilian BRA 247 2 4 (2) 4 (100) - - 16
  Cuban patients CUB 4 1 3 (75) - 3 (100) - 15
  TOTAL 56 206 128(62) 62 (30) 16 (8)    
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