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From: "Eric Olson" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Odd DYS464 results
Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2007 19:15:06 -0800
Isn't it really the area under the peak, not the peak height itself?
> [Original Message]
> From: Vincent Vizachero <>
> To: <>
> Date: 11/18/2007 6:31:46 AM
> Subject: Re: [DNA] Odd DYS464 results
> I may be dense, but if there were three peaks then why are there only
> two values? Normally, three peaks should lead to three different
> alleles (e.g. 11,13,13,15 or 11,11,13,13,15,15). not just two. In
> other words, there should be one large peak for 11, one large peak
> for 13, and one large peak for ??.
> This strikes me as an odd result, and one that might justify being
> checked by another lab who uses different primers. It is this kind
> of situation in which FTDNA's DYS464X test can be invaluable, though
> of course the expense of switching testing to a different lab is not
> reported, that should show up as one double height peak
> On Nov 18, 2007, at 3:41 AM, Dennis Wright wrote:
> > All that is missing is DYS464=13,13,15,17. He has tested at
> > DNAHeritage
> > DYS464=11,13,13,-. When a retest was requested, Alistair Greenshields
> > advised there were only three large peaks and perhaps the marker
> > should be
> > read:-DYS464=11,11,13,13,13,13. We are not altogether happy with this
> > explanation.
> > What do others think?
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