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From: "Mary AsaWoman" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] DNAPrint strikes again!
Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2005 09:44:52 -0700
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David,

Do you know of any of these studied being carried out? I know that many
research projects are looking for subjects and it might be possible to
volunteer.

Mary+cats
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Faux" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 7:48 AM
Subject: Re: [DNA] DNAPrint strikes again!


> Ray:
>
> DNAPrint is presently the only commercially available biogeographic test -
but there are more robust STR - based tests that have been used in academic
studies.
>
> David F.
>
>
>
> -------------- Original message --------------
>
> > David:
> >
> > What other company offers a test which lists ancestral percentages for
> > individuals? It has to be the DNAPrint BGA test.
> >
> > Not only must there have been a lot of 0% results, but even results that
> > were LESS than 0%, which lower the average to a level even lower than it
> > is!
> >
> > Ray Whritenour
> >
> > **************************
> >
> > Ray:
> >
> > Is there any indication that Kittles used the DNAPrint test? If so what
> > did he do about the "East Asian problem"? Were EA and NA simply added
> > together? There would be a big difference in the interpretation of the
> > results if the EA was higher than the NA such that the average NA was 3%
> > or below. If the average was 6%, and the sample size 100, without
> > knowing the standard deviation and the like, one would have to assume
> > that there were an awful lot of people who had zero NA readings -
> > particularly if some subset was on the high side say 20%.
> >
> > David F.
>
>
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