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From: Doug McDonald <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] HELP Please - I've Got a Headache
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 07:52:23 -0500
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Sue Waite-Langley wrote:
> OK all you experts on the list.
> 1. Does anyone have a good feeling for what the actual mutation rate of
> DYS437 might be?

.00174, which is fairly slow

I think that that many purported parallel mutations at such a slow
marker is suspicious, especially if everybody lived nearby.

Doug McDonald

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