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Subject: Re: [DNA] Some haplogroup confusion
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2005 09:20:59 EDT
In a message dated 6/1/05 3:28:05 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> It is interesting that FTDNA would estimate a haplogroup with a match as
> far away as 3, expecially with several one more step away. Are these matches
> with SNP-tested samples or do they include predicted haplogroups? If the
> latter, your match with a SNPed person could be pretty far away.
Matches are with SNP-tested samples. If you order a SNP test, FTDNA would
begin with the test for the highest ranking haplogroup, then continue testing
other SNPs if necessary. Apparently even a weak prediction is cost-effective.