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From: (John Chandler)
Subject: Re: [DNA] Problems with Sorenson (SMGF) Database
Date: Thu, 4 May 2006 16:56:36 -0400 (EDT)
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> One major possibility may be the fact that the Sorenson database only shows
> I think in the region of 1/4 of the samples collected. This is the main
> reason why many who have submitted samples cannot see their results.
Don't forget that only 1/3 or so of the samples collected are from
males. In other words, of the 60K samples collected, there are
probably only 20K or fewer with Y DNA results. Therefore, the fact
that the on-line Y database has only 14K entries does not imply
anything more than a modest backlog.