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From: jim berry <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Comparing FGS and 23andMe mtDNA - Update
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2010 22:07:46 -0400
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Here's the 23andMe description of the changes, etc.


On Apr 7, 2010, at 9:49 PM, Harold wrote:

> In a recent post I mentioned some differences that I was seeing when
> comparing my FTDNA FGS test results and my 23andMe mtDNA test results.
> Last night I checked my 23andMe test results and found that they have
> made some major changes! 23andMe has now removed 21 lines of data
> from my mtDNA test results and changed some of the results so that
> now all of the test results from my FTDNA FGS agree with my 23andMe
> mtDNA test results, with the exception of one point at rCRS position
> 185 (my FGS allele is A and my 23andMe allele is T). Before this I
> had six positions with different readings between the two tests.
> Also 23andMe has now revised my mtDNA haplogroup to U5b2c (it was
> U5b2). This corresponds to the very latest "" information!
> I also see that the 23andMe "Haplogroup Tree Mutation Mapper" now
> gives the position for the "defining mutations" in terms of "rCRS" positions!
> I feel that all of these changes are VERY POSITIVE - Good Job 23andME!!
> Harold Vannoy

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