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From: Nelda Percival <>
Subject: Re: [DNA-NEWBIE] New DNA matching tool (beta) at 23andme.com
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:58:05 -0500
I know I always get that mixed up... Maybe I'll remember it now!
My websites : http://freepages.folklore.rootsweb.com/~bonsteinandgilpin/
> Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 18:43:29 -0400
> Subject: Re: [DNA-NEWBIE] New DNA matching tool (beta) at 23andme.com
> Nelda, if you won't mind, I will make a few corrections here.
> It's HVR intead of HRV. HVR stands for "hypervariable control region".
> The 15,000-17,000 number refers to the number of base pairs (not
> markers) in the entire mtDNA. There are fewer than 1200 base pairs in
> just the HVR1 and HVR2 regions.
> Drew Smith
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 4:53 PM, Nelda Percival
> <> wrote:
> > Now chromosomes are strings, but mtdna is a complete circle. think of it as a clock. your HRV1 and HRV2 regions are basically between 11:59 and 12:06, the rest of it is coding zone.
> > Now, if I remember right there is over 17,000 different markers in just the two HRV regions.
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