Erika Hagelberg: Adam, Eve and genetics, 20 November 2003
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“... B. Many sub-Saharan peoples fall into subgroups of a haplogroup given the letter L. In 1996, Martin Richards at Oxford and several other scientists, including the mathematician Hans-Jürgen Bandelt and Bryan Sykes, concluded that most of the mitochondrial DNA types of living Europeans fall into several major haplogroups, eventually named H, J, K, T, U, V ...”