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Subject: Re: [DNA] Questions from the ignorant
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 09:19:43 EST
In a message dated 2/23/2001 6:07:03 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> My great grandmother had a son, that son had a son and that son had a son.
> Can my great grandmother's mtDNA be studied using the above great
No, you must have a straight line of females back to the ancestor in
question. The great-grandson would have his mother's mtDNA, and HER mother's