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From: "David F Reynolds" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] 461 and 463 nomenclature issues
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 14:52:55 -0800
References: <20060110223527.051BFD817@smtpout-3202.bay.webtv.net>
In-Reply-To: <20060110223527.051BFD817@smtpout-3202.bay.webtv.net>


On Tue, 10 Jan 2006 14:35:26 -0800, VON HAMRICK <> wrote:

> David,
>
> I believe for DYS461, you mean ADD 1 to your SMGF number. On DYS463, you would subtract 2 from your SMGF number. The chart is made up to tell you how to convert the markers of the other three labs to the SMGF number. If you are converting the SMGF number to be compatible to the other three labs, you do the opposite of what the chart says. You have to keep in mind which way you are going with the conversion.

You're right, Von--I realized I had gotten DYS461 backward about 3 minutes after I sent the mail. :)

--david


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