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From: MM Parker <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] J2 haplogroup
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 20:25:57 -0700
On 6/27/05, Bonnie Schrack <> wrote:
> Hi Martha,
> You wrote:
> > I entered the STR values received from a 37 Marker DNA test to Whit
> > Athey's chart and it showed 24 for J2 which indicates a "fair fit"
> > for Haplogroup J2.
> > Here is the scale that was provided:
> > E3a 5; E3b 12; G 11; I1a 4; I1b 10; I1c 8; J2 24; N 1; R1a 2; R1b 3
> > It says that values above 50 indicate a "good fit" in to the group and
> > values between 20 and 50 indicate a fair fit. Is it possible that
> > that that this person does not fit in to this haplogroup or does a
> > rating of a 24 definitely put him in the J2 haplogroup?
> I guess you were using the older version of Whit's program? Have you
> tested the new Beta version? It may be more accurate.
> Although your Parker haplotype (I looked it up in Ysearch -- FKYXD,
> right?) has a couple of unusual markers, it does look like J2 to me. It
> has all the most important indications of that. And it doesn't have any
> particular signs of a subclade that I can identify from the STR markers.
> Not everyone who had the results you mention would necessarily be J2.
> There are plenty of haplogroups not included in Whit's Predictor, some
> of which might get that result. But I do believe this one is J2.
> Bonnie Schrack
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