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Subject: Re: [DNA] FTDNA will introduce Family Finder
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 23:02:45 EST


In a message dated 2/17/2010 6:15:43 PM Pacific Standard Time,
writes:

> 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.

We're working in the dark until we get a list of SNPs from an FTDNA test,
but Affy chips have been widely used in genome wide association studies. A
query for "Affymetrix 500K" at http://scholar.google.com lists hundreds of
articles.

Ann Turner


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