Table 1: Basic information of three populations in the Japanese Archipelago and the four populations of the HapMap data set

From: The history of human populations in the Japanese Archipelago inferred from genome-wide SNP data with a special reference to the Ainu and the Ryukyuan populations

PopulationNo. of individualsSampled locationAverage heterozygosityReference
Ainu36Hokkaido, Japan0.220This study
Ryukyuan35Okinawa, Japan0.238This study
Mainland Japanese198Tokyo, Japan0.242Ref. 35
Japanese (JPT)45Tokyo, Japan0.240Ref. 34
Han Chinese (CHB)42Beijing, China0.242Ref. 34
European (CEU)89Utah, USA0.265Ref. 34
Yoruban (YRI)89Ibadan, Nigeria0.284Ref. 34
  1. Abbreviations: CEU, Americans of European origins; CHB, Han Chinese from Beijing; JPT, Japanese from Tokyo; YRI, Yorubans from Nigeria.