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From: Rebekah <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Possible reporting error on SMGF - DYS463=19
Date: Tue, 08 May 2007 18:16:11 -0500
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I hate to sound obvious here but is there another value in this profile
that is =19? Could this be a simple clerical error?

John Chandler wrote:
> Don't forget that the difference is 4 steps. A 4-step mutation is
> pretty surprising if it happened all at once, and even more surprising
> if it happened one step at a time in a constant direction. This is
> not a multi-copy marker, and so we can't invoke recLOH.
> John Chandler


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Can't be happy in their shade." Trees (Neil Peart from Rush)

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