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DNAi location:Applications>gene genealogy>Tracing ancestries>Using genetic tools together Studies following the male lineage (using the Y chromosome) have been compared to studies following the female lineage (using mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA)). The results suggest that men and women have had different roles in the peopling of the planet and in the mixing of genes among population groups. A pedigree illustrating maternal inheritance of mtDNA and paternal inheritance of the Y chromosome.

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      NSDL,y chromosome,male lineage,Social Sciences,population groups,image description,paternal family tree,biological elements,genetic tools,pedigree,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20081106034139943T,mtdna,Life Science,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,genes,ancestry,maternal inheritance,men and women,Chemistry,dna analysis,mitochondria,location applications,animated image

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