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Author Topic:   All Human Beings Are Descendants of Adam
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Message 27 of 118 (606514)
02-25-2011 9:16 PM
Reply to: Message 26 by Dr Adequate
02-25-2011 9:06 PM

It's worth noting that every little chunk of our genome has its own most recent common ancestor, not just mitochondrial DNA and the Y chromosome. Most of these ancestors lived much longer ago than ME or Y-Adam -- typically on the order of half a million or a million years ago.

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