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From: "David Wilson" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Y chromosome map
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2007 19:52:35 -0700


Thomas,

Your resource is extremely helpful. Thank you very much!

David Wilson


On 10/13/2007 4:28:48 PM, Thomas Krahn () wrote:
> Dear genealogists,
>
> During my current work on Y chromosome markers I frequently ran into the
> question where exactly those markers are located. The location of the
> markers is often the key to understand the recombination mechanisms and
> if multiple markers are aligned to the same reference sequence we find
> out that markers with different names may in fact be one and the same
> location on the Y chromosome.
>
> Looking up marker positions in public databases has been time consuming
> and needs a lot of knowledge in molecular biology. For this reason I
> have collected information about all kind of Y chromosome markers and
> their positions along the current HUGO reference sequence. To make this
> all accessible to the public I have arranged the data in a HapMap style
> genome browser and we have setup a webserver at Family Tree DNA so that
> it can be accessed at a high speed internet connection.
>
> The web address is easy to remember:
> http://ymap.ftdna.com


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