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From: Tim Wilder <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Question about matches on Chromo #7 at 23andme RF
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 15:46:13 -0600
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From looking at Adriano's spreadsheet of the Y results, it looks to me
like you can get clumps of no-calls. Maybe that is because the Y is so

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> Yes, the assumption is that no-calls would have matched. They're sprinkled
> here and there, each one surrounded by dozens to hundreds or even thousands
> of good calls. It's certainly possible that ignoring a no-call would
> artificially extend the long run of consecutive half-identical SNPs by one more
> SNP. However, the exact boundaries are already fuzzy, since a half-identical
> region could be extended by inheriting an allele from the other parent that
> makes it*appear* that the run is continuing. The only pattern that
> unequivocally terminates the run is an "opposite homozygote" (e.g. AA in one person
> and GG in the other person).
> Ann Turner

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