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From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Haplogroups in Slovenia [YHRD]
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 18:09:52 -0600
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I have a hunch Eric meant the SMGF database?

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Subject: Re: [DNA] Haplogroups in Slovenia [YHRD]


> In a message dated 8/22/2006 4:23:25 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> writes:
>
>> The YHRD database in Slovenia is skewed, as I have noticed before,
>> apparently because of an especially large R1a family who apparently all
>> tested and tested...., and their results swamp out any other Y-DNA data.
>
> I don't know if you wrote that tongue-in-cheek, but YHRD is meant to be a
> reference database for the local population, with randomly selected
> samples. I
> think I recall reading that samples with the same surname are actively
> excluded
> from the database, but I can't put my finger on the reference right now.
>
> Ann Turner
>
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