Japanese population history at a glance from mtDNA data

Comparison of mtDNA haplogroup frequencies between Jomon, Yayoi and modern Japanese populations

Jomon

1. Jomon

Jomon

2. Okinawa

Yayoi

3. Yayoi

Jomon

Ainu

Japanese today

4. Mainland Japanese

Changes in population history of Hokkaido from Jomon to Ainu

Changes in population history of Hokkaido from Jomon to Ainu

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Source: Shinoda, K, Data extracts from “Genetic structure of the Japanese and formation of the Ainu population

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