TABLE 1

Summary of sheep breed and mitochondrial haplogroup phylogenetic variation

HaplogroupTotal (n)
HAHBHCHDHE
Sequences451192724197
Variable sitesa27721602116
Haplotypes1952111285
Nucleotide diversityb (π)1.061.641.150.000.49
Haplogroup membership (%)
    Karakas (KK)20.060.020.020
    Morkaraman (MK)26.357.95.310.519
    Tuj (TJ)18.843.831.26.216
    Karya (KR)12.587.524
    Norduz (NZ)46.826.626.615
    Cine Capari (CC)14.350.035.714
    Karayaka (KY)40.060.015
    Sakiz (SZ)100.017
    Awassi (AW)26.354.414.05.357
  • The geographic origin and population structure of each breed are described in materials and methods.

  • a Variable sites are a combination of indel and single nucleotide polymorphism.

  • b Nucleotide diversity (×10−3) was calculated excluding indels.