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From: Vince Tilroe <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] mtDNA: HVR1, HVR2
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 14:33:59 -0600
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The few extra backbone SNPs used are also reported in the Genographic
Project's public database.
On 24 June 2010 14:09, John Chandler <> wrote:
> Tom wrote:
>> a)) ... just across two regions, and I quote from the FTDNA site:
>> "HVR1(16001-16569) and HVR2(00001-00574)",
>> ... OR ...
>> b))... they can have the whole strand tested.
> Not quite. There are THREE options at FTDNA:
> a) Just HVR1 plus a few coding-region SNPs to determine haplogroup,
> b) HVR1+HVR2 plus ditto, or
> c) the whole strand.
> The few extra SNPs are not reported explicitly, but rather implicitly
> in the haplogroup assessment.
> John Chandler
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