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From: Robert Davenport <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] justify a DNA project?
Date: Sun, 22 May 2005 08:41:36 -0700
What does testing 43 mean?
I thought 37 markers was the most you could test?
Have they changed it again?
At 08:38 AM 5/22/2005, you wrote:
>I have a surname project on FTDNA. Bennett said there was a 50% chance of a
>mutation in 4 generations when testing 43. Out of 10 persons tested I have 2
>with a mutation in 12 loci. Sorenson has 3 of my surname. One has 1 mutation
>and another has 3 in the 36 loci currently reported.
>Out of 13 persons tested I have 5 with mutations in the past the past 7
>generations which is a little ahead of your 0.26 probabilty. Only 2 of
>the 5 have the same mutation. All persons are descendants of one man who
>came to VA in 1700 according to the paper trail. What is the mutation
>incidence of my results?
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