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Re: Help with y-DNA analysis

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  • Thomas
    Bob, Thanks for the advice. After I posted the message here, I sent a message to the FTDNA s helpdesk addressing the issue and asked for their advice. - Tom
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 14, 2013
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      Bob,

      Thanks for the advice. After I posted the message here, I sent a message to the FTDNA's helpdesk addressing the issue and asked for their advice.

      - Tom

      --- In GenGen-NV@yahoogroups.com, "Bob Mclaren" <bobmclaren@...> wrote:
      >
      > Tom,
      >
      >
      >
      > First the DYS#464 results. I suspect that your 464 results are not correct.
      > DYS #464 is a very difficult one to read. So, I suspect what happened is
      > that they had some trouble reading yours and misjudged the peaks.
      >
      >
      >
      > CDYa/b is highly unusual. This is a marker with a very high mutation rate,
      > so differences between relatives is not unusual. However, the amount of
      > difference in your case is unusual.
      >
      >
      >
      > I would contact FTDNA and ask them to reexamine 464 and CDY for you and your
      > cousin. Is there is still a difference at 464, I would do a 646x test on
      > both of you. This will read the correct number of duplicates.
      >
      >
      >
      > Yours aye,
      >
      >
      >
      > Bob McLaren
      >
      >
      >
      > From: GenGen-NV@yahoogroups.com [mailto:GenGen-NV@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      > Of Thomas
      > Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2013 12:07 AM
      > To: GenGen-NV@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [GenGen-NV] Help with y-DNA analysis
      >
      >
      >
      > Hi everyone,
      >
      > I was curious if anyone can comment on some y-DNA results from my DNA
      > project (Reference:
      > http://www.familytreedna.com/public/weingart/default.aspx?section=yresults )
      >
      >
      > I recently received y-DNA results back from my 5th cousin. According to our
      > respective family trees, we trace back to the same 4th great-grandfather.
      > Below are differences we have:
      >
      > For the first 12 markers we match 12 for 12.
      > At the 25 marker level everything matches except for
      >
      > DYS459
      > my Kit 40543: 9-10
      > my cousin's Kit 269385: 9-9
      >
      > DYS464
      > my Kit 40543: 11-12-14-15-16
      > my cousin's Kit 269385: 11-12-12-14-14-15-15-16
      >
      > At the 37 marker level there is a difference at
      >
      > DYS-CDY
      > my Kit 40543: 35-41
      > my cousin's Kit 269385: 34-35
      >
      > The difference at DYS459 is not extraordinary.
      >
      > However, I don't know how I should interpret the differences at DYS464 and
      > DYS-CDY. If the paper trail that my cousin and I have is correct, would such
      > diverse differences occur?
      >
      > When the next sale occurs, I think I should upgrade to the 67 marker or the
      > 111 marker level.
      >
      > Thanks for any insight - I appreciate it very much.
      >
      > - Tom Weingart
      >
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