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From: Thomas Krahn <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] real relatedness or fluff and fairytales?
Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:38:11 -0600
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OK, I wasn't aware of this nomenclature.

I'll have a look at it. What does the 23andMe customer service say?

Thomas

Wayne Kauffman wrote:
> This is Jim McMillan's nomenclature for tracking location and chromosome in one number. Take the chromsome # times 1 billion and add in the original position. It
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> So Joe is really talking about position 11,894,266 on chromosome 18.
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> - Wayne Kauffman
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> From: Thomas Krahn <>
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> Sent: Mon, December 7, 2009 8:30:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [DNA] real relatedness or fluff and fairytales?
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> Hm,
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> I'd say that you must be somehow related non-human aliens then. :)
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> A normal human's chromosome 18 is only ~76 megabases long.
> If your centromere is at 18,011,894,266 bp (18 billion) then something
> is very strange.
> Or what's the unit in which you measure the start point?
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> Thomas
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> Joe Fox wrote:
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>> Thomas,
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>> I have a 23andMe match with another person that shows on Family Inheritance as being across the centromere in chromosome 18. Jim McMillan has shown this match as: Start 18011894266, Size 10418811, cM 9.457 and SNPs 1457. From a genealogical standpoint any connection seems extremely remote. Should I take this seriously or not?
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>> Joe Fox
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