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From: Nelda Percival <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] need 23 and me assistance
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 00:22:33 -0500
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Bobbi,
See chart at very bottom...
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~molcgdrg/ancestors.htm

so, I'm thinking that the colored areas are for the X chromosomes??

n




My websites : http://freepages.folklore.rootsweb.com/~bonsteinandgilpin/









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> Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 01:02:01 -0400
> Subject: Re: [DNA] need 23 and me assistance
>
> Hi Nelda,
>
> The raw numbers don't mean anything to air breathing humans. They are used
> for downloading and sending to people who are doing special projects where
> they are comparing the raw data looking for recurrent segments, such as the
> Anabaptist project and some of the SNP hunters.
>
> You can also look at your haplogroup info, if you don't have it from another
> source.
>
> I have found nothing useful genealogically about comparing traits.
>
> The round chart, I presume, is the percent of ethnicity, which many people
> find interesting, if chronically conservative.
>
> Global similarity is interesting as well.
>
> The X is under "family inheritance" where you are comparing two people. The
> Y is also there. They are not shown under "ancestry painting" which shows
> you your ethnicity spread out over your chromosomes.
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> Roberta
>
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:] On Behalf Of Nelda Percival
> Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 10:20 PM
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> Subject: [DNA] need 23 and me assistance
>
>
> Hi,
> I have a cousin asking how to use the 23 and me results.
>
> I know about looking in your ancestors for shared ancestors in different
> lineages. I know that round chart with the numbers. But which ones do you
> use for the X chromosome.
>
> And how do you look at the raw results? Why? what does it tell you...
>
> Anything I'm missing?? It is way different from advising a Y-dna project..
>
> Help please.. and keep it simple if you can..
>
> thanks
> Nelda
>
> My websites : http://freepages.folklore.rootsweb.com/~bonsteinandgilpin/
>
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