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From: "Diana Gale Matthiesen" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Question on DYS19/394 marker standard
Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2010 09:35:50 -0500
If your friend extracted his data from SMGF using the "Family Tree DNA" Lab
Standard, then the data have already been converted, so he shouldn't convert
> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: Monday, March 01, 2010 4:48 AM
> Subject: [DNA] Question on DYS19/394 marker standard
> Dear List.
> A friend of mine was tested by SMGF. He has not any other
> laboratory test. Before he creates his account on Ysearch,
> he 'discovered' he had to modify his DYS19/394 value by "-1".
> An Ysearch conversion page
> "Sorensen Molecular Genealogy Foundation (SMGF)
> ^ :-)
> DYS 19/394: Substract 1 from the value reported by SMGF
> before entering it into Ysearch."
> He wrote an email to Ysearch and got the same answer.
> I am puzzled because I have been tested at three labs (NIST
> standard) and
> all of them have the SAME value for my DYS19/394 and this
> value MATCHES
> the Sorenson's result for my DYS19/394.
> Sorenson Database Conversion Page
> says the same:
> DYS19(ISFG) = DYS19(NIST) = DYS19(FTDNA).
> Any clue, please?
> Ludvik Urban, Prague