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From: Louis <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] What to test for?
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2005 12:56:06 -0700 (PDT)
Well, your mother's brother would give you the Y DNA
results of your MATERNAL GRANDFATHER (your mom's
Your own Y DNA (which is equivalent to the Y DNA of
your father or one of his brothers) would give you
your PATERNAL GRANDFATHER's Y DNA.
And also, if you test the mtDNA of your mother's
brother, you will get your MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER's
LINE--but this is unnecessary because your mtDNA
(inherited by your mom) will be exactly the same as
your mom's brothers mtDNA. So you can just test your
I hope this helps.
Well, that is
--- Robert Davenport <>
> I'm going to test my mother's brother, who is the
> son of my maternal
> If I understand correctly, the only information I
> could obtain from such a
> test, which would be useful to me, would be:
> The Y Haplogroup, which would be the same as my
> paternal grandfather.
> The 37 Y Markers, which would be the same as my
> pateranl grandfather.
> Is this correct?
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