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From: Jim Bartlett <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Question about mtDNA full sequence test
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2010 08:36:59 -0400
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I think you did the right thing in going to FGS. When I did it, I went
from T2 to T2b; and then I uploaded to NIH and a new twig was created
at T2b6. You never know what you might learn. Matches at the FGS level
are much more useful to genealogists, than are matches at the HVRs.

Jim - Sent from my iPhone

On Mar 20, 2010, at 1:02 AM, "Martha H. Bowes" <>

> I am in mtDNA haplogroup K based on the low and high resolution
> hyper variable region tests. I got curious about exploring this
> further and ordered the full sequence mtDNA test, which has not yet
> been performed due to a delay at the lab. But now I see that among
> my high-resolution matches there are two who have done the full
> sequence test, and when looking at the haplogroups for all my
> matches, the two under the high resolution matches that have done
> the full sequence come out with the same subclade. Might I have just
> deduced that I would have the same subclade as these two and saved
> myself a handful of money? Is there really any additional value in
> my doing the full sequence test? Can it show matches that do not
> show up on the hyper variable region tests? Anything else?
> Thanks in advance, Martha
> [Please excuse any voice recognition errors I may have missed.]
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