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From: Vincent Vizachero <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] : low variance MRCA dates for P310 cladesinItalyandSEEurope
Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2010 15:23:01 -0500
References: <201002282014.o1SKEWLn016669@mail.rootsweb.com>
In-Reply-To: <201002282014.o1SKEWLn016669@mail.rootsweb.com>


Just because two terms have been used interchangeably doesn't mean
they should be or that they actually have the same meaning.

In this case, we all know that intraclade variance does not lead to an
actual TMRCA estimate so calling out the distinction is probably smart.

VV


On Feb 28, 2010, at 3:14 PM, Tim Janzen wrote:

> Yes, they are coalescence age estimates. I agree with Steve
> Bird that these two terms can be used interchangeably.


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