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From: "David Faux" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Variance - was What shall R1b1c call themselves now?
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2008 14:01:17 -0700
References: <200809241236.m8OCaoWR016154@mail.rootsweb.com><REME20080924162212@alum.mit.edu><ea3bd9560809241338m57e35e56meab0b2be843f5d27@mail.gmail.com><F7CDA9E0-A40C-41F6-9EF0-6125C30A8DA2@vizachero.com>
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Yes, with confidence intervals a mile wide.

David K. Faux.


On 9/24/08, Vincent Vizachero <> wrote:
>
> You may know your database, but you have repeatedly demonstrated that
> you do NOT know how it is being used. No bias or flaw in your
> database has ( or can ) impact the INTRACLADE variance estimates that
> I and others have performed.
>
> In other words, using a U152+ sample (even yours) as one clade and a
> M167+ sample as the other clade will provide an unbiased estimate for
> the TMRCA of R-S116. Period.
>
> Vince
>
>
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