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Clade R

From SNPedia

A clade represents all the branches - and thus descendants - of an taxonomic (or ancestral) tree that share a single common ancestor.Wikipedia

Clade R represents one of the twenty major branches, or haplogroups, of the Y chromosome as defined by the Y Chromosome Consortium (YCC2008).

Clade R represents one of two major European Y chromosome haplogroups (the other major haplogroup is Clade I). The majority of European Y chromosomes belong to clade R. [PMID 18385274]

Clade R is now defined by eight mutations: