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Subject: Re: [DNA] DAVIDSON CLAN ORIGINS - MacPHERSON or COMYN
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 21:53:41 -0500 (EST)
> How many more generations to get a 96% confidence rating within 7
> mutations of a common ancestor with 25 markers? With 37 markers? This
> is not a hypothetical; I have a real population in mind.
The number of generations should go roughly in proportion to the
number of mutations and in inverse proportion to the number of