Scandinavia: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Nordic countries: Scandinavia, Iceland, Finland
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Two main branches of Q in the Nordic countries
The 2 branches of Q found in the Nordic countries are distinct, and have probably arrived here at different times:They have SNP L56 in common, and are split by L53.
Q-F1161+/F1513+/L940+ (L527+ probable for all these, we need more tests to know)
This group might have existed in the Nordic countries for a while. It is mainly found in Sweden and Eastern Norway.
- (Y12) DYS392=14-15,
- (Y25) DYS454=12
- (Y37) DYS607=15, DYS442=12-13, DYS438=12
Q-L804+This is most probably a younger group.It is mainly found on the Norwegian west coast.
- (Y12) DYS392=12-13,
- (Y25) DYS454=11
- (Y37) DYS607=13, DYS442=11, DYS438=11
ISOGG's page on Y-haplogroup Q.
Gurianov et al. 2013. “Phylogenetic Structure of Q-M378 Subclade Based on Full Y-Chromosome Sequencing.” I: The Russian Journal of Genetic Genealogy ISSN: 1920-2997 http://ru.rjgg.org
- paper on the M378 branch found in large Eurasian areas.
Links and Further Reading
Informasjon om haplogruppe Q på norsk fra Norway DNA.
Eupedia's page on Y-haplogroup Q