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From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] R1B Haplogroup questions
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2006 12:29:33 -0600
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No, the numbers from the predictor are not percentages --- they are some
measure of the relative liklihoods with no normalization I believe.
Percentages have to add up to 100

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nelda Percival" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, August 07, 2006 12:23 PM
Subject: RE: [DNA] R1B Haplogroup questions


> Hi Sue,
> Ignor the Q, Whit Athey's haplotype scale gives you the chances by
> percentage that you are of each hapolgroup. A haplogroup can only be
> guessed at if you do not do a SNP (prounced Snip) test. Only a SNP test
> can determine a Haplogroup. Haplogroups go hand in hand with a Haplotype
> in genealogy, but the Haplogroup is used more for deep ancestry... before
> the use of surnames. Where the Haplotype is used for genealogy...
>
> Hope that helps
> Nelda
>
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