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From: "JECrain" <>
Subject: Re: [Melungeon] Re: DNA website I found
Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2002 16:41:11 -0500
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Kathy; For those they use nuclear DNA, which is not the part used for these
mt or Y tests. Actually, the last I heard a paternal test with legal
standing runs about $800. There are tests on the Internet for much less, but
they probably would not stand up in court.

Janet Crain

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From: "Kathy and Glenn" <>
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Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 3:15 PM
Subject: Re: [Melungeon] Re: DNA website I found


>
> > They can link individuals to a common family group but not one
individual
> to another individual.
>
> I don't know much about DNA and now I'm more confused.
> If DNA doesn't link one individual to another individual, then why/how
do
> they use it in court in paternatiy suits?
>
> thanks
> Kathy R
>
>
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