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From: "Phil Goff" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Null DYS439 Website
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2005 22:10:12 -0500
References: <001201c57930$e60b0480$0bafbc43@c1076818a>

This is an amazing table of haplotypes. Do you believe that this indicates a
fairly close relationship among these different families? The markers all
look very similar. Very interesting.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Fox" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, June 24, 2005 9:52 PM
Subject: [DNA] Null DYS439 Website

> Leo Little has set up a "null DYS439 website" showing all the participants
> that he and I have been able to identify for whom Family Tree DNA obtained
> a null result for DYS 439. As can be seen, the haplotypes are fairly
> consistent, all R1b and all of British or apparent British origin. Anyone
> who is a fairly close match, has been tested by Family Tree DNA and has
> had their results seriously delayed by retesting should ask FTDNA whether
> their test was null at DYS 439. You will not know simply by looking at
> your haplotype, since FTDNA will probably have assigned a value of 12 for
> DYS 439 so that their haplogroup predictor will work.
> To date, we've found 19 "null 439" occurrences among six different
> surnames. The results are summarized at
> . We think we've found less than the half of all null439s that have been
> tested by FTDNA and would like to find more.
> Joe Fox
> Lafayette, CA

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