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From: Gary Felix <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Different Subject
Date: Fri, 11 May 2007 07:07:46 -0700 (PDT)
>Only if the ancestral value is close to "average". If the ancestral
>value were particularly long or short, this mechanism would push the
>allele length away from the ancestral value.
The convention is clear. Excess of losses in long alleles and gains in short alleles.
I would be interested in seeing the w shaped histogram of this marker and haplogroup.
>Also, multicopy markers should be considered with extra care in this
>case because of the confounding effects of RecLOH events.
RLOH are still mutations. I also have a Uncle Nephew pair with an extra 464 marker (AL of this list).
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