Table 1

Estimates of human DNA contamination in the DNA sequences produced. Numbers in bold indicate summary contamination estimates over all Vindija data.

mtDNA contaminationY chromosomal contaminationNeandertal diversity (1/2)
plus contamination*
Nuclear ML contamination
HumanNeandertalPercent95% C.I.ObservedExpectedPercent95% C.I.PercentUpper 95% C.I.Percent
(95% C.I.)
Vi33.165620,4560.270.21–0.3542551.570.43–3.971.42.2n/a
Vi33.2571,6910.410.17–0.8502010.00.00–1.821.01.7n/a
Vi33.26104,8100.210.10–0.3802100.00.00–1.741.11.9n/a
All data7326,9570.270.21–0.3446660.600.16–1.531.21.60.7 (0.6–0.8)

*Assuming similar extents of contamination in the three bones and that individual heterozygosity and population nucleotide diversity is the same for this class of sites.