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From: vernade didier <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] deletions [was Re: FTDNA admits to errors in many mtDNAsequences]
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2010 18:27:03 +0000 (GMT)
In-Reply-To: <9e23.331d7c09.389da574@aol.com>


About these CACA repeats : any work done on how frequent are these insertions / deletions ? (I am concerned : I have an extra CA ). I don't know any mtDNA related to mine but I was wondering about the chances to find a close one but with a different CA repeat number at 523/524 .

Didier


>
> writes:
>
> > This thread has been about insertions. Is there a
> similar issue in FASTA
> > files with a deletion in this region? SMGF reports
> 523d 524d (AC as the
> > motif), and FTDNA currently reports 522- 523- (CA as
> the motif). In the
> > early days
> > FTDNA reports 523- 524-. I don't have any examples to
> check myself.
>
> I've had some conversation off-list with Bill Hurst, and
> I'm satisfied now
> that the different conventions for deletions would not have
> any impact on
> the FASTA file. It's still something to be aware of when
> you are searching
> MitoSearch -- try both ways.
>
> Ann Turner
>
> Ann Turner
>
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