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Table 3 Estimations of U3 genetic variability in the main regions studied

From: Carriers of mitochondrial DNA macrohaplogroup R colonized Eurasia and Australasia from a southeast Asia core area

Region Rho Haplotypic diversity Haplotypic richness (%) Exclusive haplotypes (%) Major haplotype* Percent Other abundant haplotypes Percent
Arabia 2.53 ± 1.19 0.904 64.7 72.7 086119 (U3b1a) 17.6 343 (U3*) 8.8
East Africa 2.08 ± 1.15 0.881 64.0 43.8 343 (U3*) 16.0 148,343,390 (U3a) 12.0
West Africa 2.00 ± 1.04 0.890 30.6 52.6 260,343,390 (U3a) 17.7 148,343,390 (U3a) 16.1
Near East 1.37 ± 1.14 0.855 32.4 56.3 343 (U3*) 33.8 343,390 (U3a) 12.2
Middle East 1.57 ± 1.11 0.918 38.1 64.2 343 (U3*) 18.7 086343 U3b1a) 17.0
Caucasus 1.65 ± 1.00 0.804 33.8 30.4 168,192,343 (U3b3) 35.3 343 (U3*) 22.1
Central Asia 1.18 ± 1.39 0.841 31.1 35.7 343 (U3*) 26.7 343,390 (U3a) 20.0
Russia 0.90 ± 1.03 0.720 36.7 36.4 343 (U3*) 46.7 343,390 (U3a) 13.3
North Europe 1.74 ± 1.05 0.882 45.1 43.5 189 343,390 (U3a3) 19.6 343 (U3*) 17.6
West Europe 1.55 ± 1.11 0.868 38.1 40.6 343 (U3*) 26.2 343,390 (U3a) 17.9
East Europe 1.10 ± 1.15 0.746 48.3 28.6 343 (U3*) 44.8 343,390 (U3a) 6.9
The Balkans 0.94 ± 1.05 0.741 26.6 38.1 343 (U3*) 43.0 343,390 (U3a) 24.1
South Europe 1.62 ± 1.78 0.901 32.8 59.0 343 (U3*) 21.0 343,390 (U3a) 17.7
  1. *minus 16,000