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From: (John Chandler)
Subject: Re: [DNA] perfect 25 marker match with no mutations--but different surnames
Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2005 20:59:09 -0400 (EDT)
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Diane wrote:
> Perfect 25 marker match with no mutations --but different surnames--
> Since there are no mutations, does that mean we are likely related
> much closer in time than the 600 years that is 90%.

No it doesn't. Not only that, but you need to multiply the "600"
figure by two if you got it from Ysearch because they are using a
mutation rate that is high by about a factor of two.

John Chandler


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