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1. [DNA] PubMed abstract: Y haplogroup R1a1 in India [1]
J Hum Genet. 2009 Jan;54(1):47-55. Epub 2009 Jan 9. The Indian origin of paternal haplogroup R1a1* substantiates the autochthonous origin of Brahmins and the caste system. Sharma S, Rai E, Sharma P, Jena M, Singh S, Darvishi K, Bhat AK, Bhanwer AJ, Tiwari PK, Bamezai RN. National Centre of Applied Human Genetics, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. Many major rival models of the origin of the Hindu caste system co-exist despite extensive studies, each with associa
2. Re: [DNA] FTDNA v. ISOGG R1b haplotree comparison updated [1]
On 2/19/2010 4:46 PM, Irish III DNA wrote: > Hmmm... > My copy of Trinity data has 1125 haplotypes and NO O'Loughlins? > Dennis Hmmm indeed. Read the article. It it lists 5 O'Loughlin samples. If I'm not mistaken they released a small spreadsheet of just a handful of samples with their Munster article. I might have a copy. I think you are looking at their main spreadsheet which indeed has no O'Loughlin samples. John
3. Re: [DNA] Hello Mr. Krahn [1]
Hi Thomas, Thanks for your helpful explanation about L222.2. Technically it was excellent, but unavoidably it may add to the controversy about the use of this marker to divide L147+, which as admin of the J haplogroup project, I hear about often. Sometimes the L222.2 results may not be what was expected according to traditional genealogies. In genetic genealogy we are used to dealing with the repercussions of this conflict when the SNPs are reliable, but as you can imagine it can become more di
4. Re: [DNA] re GD vs TMRCA [1]
Yes, that's the way to read it. VV On Feb 1, 2010, at 11:54 AM, Sandy Paterson wrote: > Am I correct in my understanding that the table suggests that for a > TMRCA of > 12, there is about a 70% probability that the gd is 5 or less?
5. Re: [DNA] mtDNA X1 in Eastern Europe [1]
>> Now that's intriguing. Can you be more specific about the combination of >> mutations you have in mind Bill? > > So far, at least, everybody in the K Project with 16182C, 16183C and > 16189C who lists a maternal ancestry, lists either Mexico, Spain, SW USA, > or Portugal. I say Iberia because the DNA may precede country names. > However, since none of these now lives in Iberia, there is some chance the > mutation occurred in Mexico or the SW USA. There are 11 of these in the > Project. The two who h
6. [DNA] FTDNA v. ISOGG R1b haplotree comparison updated [1]
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7. Re: [DNA] Family Finder Info [1]
Well, the biggest difference will be in the comparative data base. My experience at 23andMe other than with our group of avid genealogists, is that the rest of the people who tested specifically for health traits don't answer or if they do, they're generally not knowledgeable or interested in their genealogy. I've become very discouraged attempting to contact matches there. At FTDNA, the people who test are genealogists, or recruited by genealogists, and they are interested in the same thing we are. As
8. Re: [DNA] GENEALOGY-DNA Digest, Vol 5, Issue 105 [1]
Doctor Turner, Thank You for clarifying a number of issues. This is a side issue. As to the Armed Services, my understanding(possibly incorrect) is that the DNA samples are also used in cases where the UCMJ has been violated. This includes establishing paternity in case of unanticipated pregnancies amongst service members. To me the issue is that effective individual customized drug prescription, among other things, can't happen with out DNA testing. We see the very primitive start of this already at 23
9. [DNA] TMRCA assessments [1]
Dear Anatole You wrote to Ken:- >When a person uses a celestial mechanics for description of movements of planets and other celestial objects, he does not need to know when and how those object formed, and other irrelevant (in that context) issues. The person knows that his equations and calculations work and give him an answer. [snip] >When you DO know that the system is described as a first-order dataset, and it passes the necessary verifications, you treat it as a plain system, and the margin of erro
10. Re: [DNA] Variance Assessment of R:U106 DYS425Null Cluster [1]
Actually, dear David, I did not want to embarrass you, but on a second though - why not? It was not a reviewer of the paper. B It was a person who discussed my paper before it went to print. It was his example, and he objected to have it published after it turned out that the calculation gave the right TMRCA. However,B it would have been to much to explain those details in my example here, and who cares?B B So, I called the person a reviewer. Technically, he was not. B B B What say you? Anatole
11. Re: [DNA] King Tutankhamun's Y-DNA - Eureka! [1]
In a message dated 2/18/2010 6:41:21 AM Pacific Standard Time, writes: > The problem is that the haplotype is not just R1b, but clearly R1b1b2. > Indeed, suspiciously so. Contamination? Or just a random example of what a YFiler profile looks like? Pure speculation on my part, obviously, since I can't listen to the video clip. I'm going to have to wait for the TV show with captions to see how the segment is presented. Ann Turner
12. Re: [DNA] Variance Assessment wrt back and parallel mutations [1]
>From: Robert Stafford <> >The chances of having at least one parallel mutation are pretty good when testing even a modest number of people with an ancestor 200-400 years ago. (...) >Using this calculation for FTDNA's 37 markers, there is about a 50:50 >chance of having one or more parallel mutations when you have 10 mutations. Dear Robert, Can you please define what a "parallel mutations" is in this context? Also, what is so important about them? Is a "parallel mutation" just
13. [DNA] Y STR Partial Repeats [1]
I've mentioned that the distinguishing partial repeat in our Acree project (all tested by the Sorenson lab) is 13.2 at DYS385b. SMGF, in providing Marker Details within its Y-Chromosome data base, currently reports that the 13.2 value at DYS385b has been observed 29 times within 66,106 samples tested, for a frequency of 0.00044. My understanding is that partial repeats are considered to be remarkably stable. Our project, which ties 19 of our participants to a particular early-18th-century Acree progenitor,
14. Re: [DNA] King Tutankhamun's Y-DNA - Eureka! [1]
I think you should subtract 1 from H4 to convert Yfiler to Ysearch. > From: [mailto:genealogy-dna- >] On Behalf Of Dan Draggon > I've created a ysearch entry for Tutankhamun: > ER7RQ
15. Re: [DNA] CNN article: The government has your baby's DNA [1]
This issue came up recently in Texas. The decision was made by the state government to destroy all blood samples not obtained with the parents' express written consent since the collection was started in 1999. Going forward, all parents of children born in Texas now have the chance to "opt out" on the storage of their infant's blood sample; otherwise the sample will go to a state-maintained medical database, to be made available for future medical research. Essentially, the donated samples become a medic
16. Re: [DNA] Variance Assessment of R:U106 DYS425Null Cluster [1]
>From: David Faux B >It is never ok to publicly discuss a disagreement with the reviewer of a peer reviewed journal.B B Wow! Now, dear David, it IS funny. Please notice that it was not "the reviewer", but "a reviewer". I hoped you know those nuances in English language better. Regarding your desire to calculate and speculate who it (he or she) might be, you might consider to leave it for yourself. Regards, Anatole Klyosov B
17. Re: [DNA] Variance Assessment of R:U106 DYS425Null Cluster [1]
It's been done over and over already. But as a general rule, it is quite easy to throw out crackpot theories then stand by and wait for others to prove you wrong. It is also a common rhetorical technique, and some of us have seen it enough that we've tired of taking the bait. VV On Feb 9, 2010, at 11:48 AM, Janet Crawford wrote: > As I said to David - prove it.
18. [DNA] Fw: DNA] Variance Assessment of R:U106 DYS425Null Cluster [1]
----- Original Message ----- From: "Ken Nordtvedt" To: Sent: Friday, February 05, 2010 9:39 PM Subject: Re: [DNA] DNA] Variance Assessment of R:U106 DYS425Null Cluster > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Anatole Klyosov" > If mutation counting is very mysterious to you, how can we go >> further? > > What you call mutation counting is mysterious to me. Suppose you have a > collection of ten haplotypes of 4 STRs > They ar
19. Re: [DNA] Re Clerical mutations and lab errors [1]
Anders wrote: > So could these lab errors contribute to a overestimated mutation > rate versus Zhiv rates? The value I gave was for errors that were apparently detected and corrected within a period of slightly under two years. I have no obvious way of extrapolating that to a count of undetected errors, and so the only thing I can logically do is call that 1/800 figure the error rate itself. Dividing by 67 to get the average per-marker rate of 1.8e-5 shows that this is negigible compared to the measured
20. Re: [DNA] Call to participants in ALL geographic andhaplogroupprojects: fill in your ancestry [1]
Getting back to 1830 isn't all that bad. I have a member who's adopted and doesn't know his line beyond the name of his biological father. I consider him to have fulfilled the requirement of supplying his line to the project, to the extent that he knew it. In the end, once he makes a match, the other members will likely have helped him more than he has helped them, but so be it. The important thing is that everyone in the project supply their line as far back as they can -- and that we continue to work
21. Re: [DNA] Variance Assessment wrt back and parallel mutations [1]
Anatole, I understand very well that to work out actual placement of haplotypes in a family tree requires conventional genealogy. In attempting to do that, I discovered that parallel mutations were surprisingly common. You told me that they were so rare as to be negligible in the time frame that surname projects are concerned about. I asked you to show me. You provided a tree. One third of the mutations in the first and second branches you found were parallel mutations. I showed you this explicitly by labe
22. Re: [DNA] : low variance MRCA dates for P310 [1]
----- Original Message ----- From: "Anatole Klyosov" There is no reason to redefine them without a > good (and a non-practical) reason. [[ TMRCA is estimated for clades by average variance or GD from an assumed founding haplotype. Coalescence or Divergence age estimate of a clade is made from the average tmrca of the N(N-1)/2 pairs of haplotypes of the sample collection. The latter will be less than the former. I am sorry if the difference of those two entities, conceptually
23. Re: [DNA] Family Finder Projects [1]
Hi, The idea is definately not a my opinion. I would like to start a FF project and have decided the person to use, to name the project. Bert de Guylpyn, lived in 1086 England and Normandy. but I'm not sure how to go about it.. Do you? Nelda My websites :
24. Re: [DNA] King Tutankhamun's Y-DNA haplogroup [1]
Robert has been working on this, but the results are very blurred in most cases ... what a shame they are not more forthcoming with the Y results :-( Al > On 2/17/2010 1:01 PM, Ken Nordtvedt wrote: > Some sleuth should be able to stop the video and read off more of the > haplotype? > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Robert Tarmn" > To: > Sent: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 1:41 PM > Subject: Re: [DNA] King Tutankhamun's Y-DNA haplogroup > >
25. Re: [DNA] CNN article: The government has your baby's DNA. [1]
Diana, You said... >>>>>>> No solution, here, is entirely good or entirely bad. You weigh the upside against the downside. My balance on this one comes out in favor of universal fingerprinting and DNA testing. <<<<<<< Now if there was universal DNA testing, and they made the Y-DNA results public, it would bring a few more hundred thousand results into my surname project. Even although DNA testing is largely limited to genetic genealogists and criminals, (according to Kens earlier post, perhaps there

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