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From: "ljcrain1" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] J2 or J1?
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2005 16:08:31 -0500
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Bonnie: Thank you. The participants in question (there are two) have been
advised to get more markers. If you think of any other comments, they would
be appreciated also!

Janet Crain


----- Original Message -----
From: "Bonnie Schrack" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, June 11, 2005 7:51 AM
Subject: Re: [DNA] J2 or J1?


> Hi Janet,
>
> You wrote:
>
>> I entered these markers at Whit Athey's Predictor and the results were
>> 56% J2. (In the usual FTDNA order)
>>
>> 12 23 14 10 13 18 11 17 11 13 11 31
>>
>> Does that mean they could not be J1?
>
> No, it certainly doesn't mean they couldn't be J1. As you will have
> noticed, Whit does not include J1 in his Predictor. This is because he
> doesn't have enough J1 haplotypes available, according to what I
> understand.
>
> J2 and J1 are, naturally, close enough that J1 haplotypes still receive a
> reasonably high score on Whit's Predictor.
>
> 56% J2 is not an especially high reading. But I would agree that this
> looks like a fine, typically J haplotype. The high 17 at DYS388 is
> especially typical of J1.
>
> As a matter of fact, there are some exact 12 marker matches for this
> haplotype among haplotypes at Ysearch which look to be J1, such as 9B7XC
> and 6B7ZZ.
> It sounds like you had some prior indication that this haplotype might be
> J1. I would tend to agree, though 12 markers is inadequate, of course. I
> hope this person will upgrade to 37 markers and provide some more greatly
> needed data on J1 haplotypes. Once the 37-marker results are in, I can
> comment on some of the more interesting markers.
>
> Bonnie Schrack
>
> ______________________________



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