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From: (John Chandler)
Subject: Re: [DNA] real relatedness or fluff and fairytales?
Date: Sun, 6 Dec 2009 13:53:07 -0500
In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (message from LarryVick on Sun, 6 Dec 2009 09:48:51 -0800 (PST))
> First, not all bases are SNPs (far from it).
On the contrary. All bases have very likely suffered a mutation at
one time or another. Of course, many mutations are fatal and will
thus never be seen if you limit the testing to adult humans. The
point is that 23andMe considers only half a million SNPs and ignores
all the rest.
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