GENEALOGY-DNA-L Archives

Archiver > GENEALOGY-DNA > 2005-06 > 1119974453


From: Allen Blancett <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Kit numbers
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 12:00:53 -0400
References: <20050628115723.32139.qmail@web81811.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <20050628115723.32139.qmail@web81811.mail.mud.yahoo.com>


I think they got tired of waiting for David to open the SNP-shop.

Allen B.

Robert Stafford wrote:

>FTDNA only uses 12 markers to predict haplogroups. Public participation is not for genealogical purposes. It is to follow migrations by haplogroup. The question that might be asked is why they didn't test SNPs instead, so that everyone could be certain of his haplogroup.
>
>Bob Stafford
>
>ahunt <> wrote:
>Yes, N stand for a Nation Geographic participant. Why only 12 marker also.
>
>Eric Olson wrote:
>
>
>
>>Ah...
>>
>>Thank you all for that... I suppose "N" for National Geographic? Since I
>>am not the Carroll Group Administrator I didn't know that. Also I do not
>>
>>
>>



This thread: