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Subject: Re: [DNA] FTDNA will introduce Family Finder (cM limit)
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 06:37:54 EST

That's interesting. It sounds like you've seen some real-life examples. So
the number of SNPs is the primary filter, not the combination of SNPs AND

Ann Turner

In a message dated 2/19/2010 10:53:03 PM Pacific Standard Time,

> Yes, to say it differently: the effect would be to match more relatives
> in FTDNA's DB due to the lower threshold of 500 SNP's
> ( While 23andme's threshold is 700
> (
> In addition FTDNA will show centimorgans for all of matches that are from
> 1 to 10+ with SNP info per 'block'.

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