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From: Al Aburto <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] FTDNA will introduce Family Finder
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 18:37:38 -0800
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I didn't think there were that many SNPs covering "medical conditions"?
I wonder how many there are though ... maybe Prometheus (sp?) would
indicate??
Al

> On 2/17/2010 6:14 PM, wrote:
> If indeed the Affy chip has all the SNPs present on the Illumina one used by
> 23andme, then their (FTDNA's) statement that it does not cover AT ALL
> any medical conditions is an outright lie.
>
> PErhaps they are not going to report them in the raw data file, but if
> indeed they are covered on the chip, then they will be t6here in the raw
> data files.
>
> This is a big issue.
>
> I called and specifically asked on the phone, and the lady said "no" ...
> but I have my doubts.
>
> Does anybody have a list of the Affy SNPs? The must be the version 5 chip.
>
> Doug McDonald
>


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