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From: "Diana Gale Matthiesen" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] conversion factors
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 16:18:43 -0400
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Thank you for the explanation, Bob. I will be *so* glad when (please not if)
the labs are reporting consistently.

Diana

> -----Original Message-----
> From: On Behalf Of Robert Stafford
> Sent: Monday, March 15, 2010 4:09 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [DNA] conversion factors
>
> The SMGF and Y-Search pages should be ignored for Y-GATA-H4, although
> technically, they are right, since it applies to Y-GATA-H4.1.
> NIST/ISOGG
> calls the marker Y-GATA-H4. I suspect the reason is that it should be
> grandfathered, since it is included as such in the NIST Standard and
> commonly-used panels.
>
> Sorenson Genomics recently went back to the NIST standard,
> instead of the
> ISGF standard. This applies to Ancestry, DNAH, and some
> other firms who
> test there. FTDNA, according to a post here, has committed to the
> NIST/ISOGG nomenclature, so will, presumably, add 1 to the
> UofA results. The
> Advanced Lab at FTDNA is already compliant with the NIST Standard.
>
> Bob Stafford


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