Family Tree DNA Adds Many New
I am not sure what implications this may have for
our DNA Project, but for those interested, there's a thread at the Genealogy-DNA
list archives about this. Scroll down to read the whole
I understand there are quite a few new SNP's
available for R1b, R1a and the I haplogroups, so I am trying to learn all I
There is even one for Native American ancestry;
a special autosomal marker found exclusively in NA
descendants. A participant may or may not still be carrying the
marker. Not finding it would not mean you were not a NA descendant. But finding
it would mean you definitely had a NA ancestor.
For previously tested persons at Family Tree DNA,
cost is $15. plus a one time fee of $9.50 to get your sample sent back from
Arizona to Houston where Dr. Thomas Krahn has his lab.
That marker is D9S919, found on the advanced orders page assessable from your personal