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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
cM?

Ann Turner

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

> 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
> (http://www.familytreedna.com/faq/answers/17.aspx#607) While 23andme's threshold is 700
> (https://www.23andme.com/you/faqwin/rfcalculation/)
>
> 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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