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From: "Russ _" <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] A Convergence Between Haplogroup A Towards the AMH
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 10:58:07 -0400
In-Reply-To: <LPBBIOAAMGMFKIJPLJBCGEBPDNAA.dclwilson@earthlink.net>


Yes, the source is the haplogroup page of myFTDNA page. I can't point to a
link without compromising my username and password, but someone else with
the AMH can look it up and confirm it.

>From: "David Wilson" <>
>Reply-To:
>To:
>Subject: RE: [DNA] A Convergence Between Haplogroup A Towards the AMH
>Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 07:37:16 -0700
>
>In general, there are two reasons to get a SNP test: To resolve uncertainty
>or to confirm a likelihood. If you are 12/12 with the AMH and 23/25 with
>the
>WAMH, you are extremely likely to be R1b (R1b1c, actually, but I'll let the
>short form stand for the long).
>
>I haven't looked at a standard A haplotype this morning, but I would have
>expected a little more distance over 12 markers. Do you trust the source of
>the A designation? Can you point us to a link where we can see it?
>
>David Wilson
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Russ _ [mailto:]
>Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2005 8:02 PM
>To:
>Subject: [DNA] A Convergence Between Haplogroup A Towards the AMH
>
>
>I just noticed a Haplogroup A just 4 mutation markers away from the AMH.
>The vast majority of the matches at FTDNA for the AMH, even at 4 mutations
>at 12 markers, are all R1b. There are a few R1a's and R1's and one O2, but
>haplogroup A is separated by 60,000 - 80,000 years. What does this suggest
>about the convergent rates of these haplotypes? And if one's haplotype
>matches the AMH (12 marker) perfectly and the WAMH (25 marker) by two
>mutations, is there any reason to get a SNP test?
>
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