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Subject: Re: [DNA] Comparison of deCODEme results for the Y-chromosome ofR1b1c7 and R...
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 20:18:10 EST
In a message dated 2/25/2008 3:41:20 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> I wonder if David or Ann would care to comment on the copy number
> variation markers on these chips, and their possible utility for
> genealogy. They seem to be a pretty 'hot' area in the research
> community right now.
> It strikes me that these might augment the Y chromosome microsatellite
> and SNP data, for instance on a challenging project close to my heart
> like the R1bC haplogroups.
Well, deCODEme is not reporting these, and we probably wouldn't know what to
do with them if they did. I was a little bit taken aback by the recent article
finding CNV differences in identical twins, so they may not be as stable as I
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