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From: charles <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Mutation speeds
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 16:32:11 -0500
I'll have to let others comment on that. I'm not collecting that kind of
data in my YSTR log. Only the overall observed haplotype mutation rates.
I see John Chandler has already responded. Hopefully he and others can
Eli d S wrote:
> Hi Charles,
> I had seen most of those pages, they are all very good and useful, thank
> you for posting them.
> The question would be; In the lines were the mutations occurred, what
> was/is the average age of the fathers at the time of conception vs the
> average age of the fathers on the lines were fewer mutations occurred?
>> From: charles <>
>> Subject: Re: [DNA] Mutation speeds
>> Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 14:51:21 -0500
>> I have noted a higher than the traditionally quoted average mutation
>> rates in my Kerchner >Surname Project since almost day one with my
>> project. And in the last week I have added a >known third cousin to
>> the list of proven cousins tested .... and sure enough .... his test
>> results >brings in another unique mutation event at DYS439 this time.
>> See the data table and descent >chart for test results, unique
>> mutations, and the Henry Number family relationships:
>> I have prepared a report about mutation rates which may be useful to
>> you. See this link:
>> I am also conducting a mutation rate study whereby I am collecting the
>> observed mutation rates >for various surname projects. You may wish to
>> look at that project page/log too:
>> Charles Kerchner