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Subject: Re: [DNA] Value of the mtDNA Test - Native ancestry
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 10:56:17 EST
In a message dated 01/20/05 7:42:53 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> X would "prove" an Indian only if it went unambiguously
> to one of the northeastern tribes with a high X content, otherwise
> it could simply be a rare European immigrant.
According to Ripan Malhi at Trace Genetics, a mutation at 16213 in Haplogroup
X is a rather reliable indicator of Native American ancestry.
Ann Turner - GENEALOGY-DNA List Administrator
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