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From: "Bonnie Thomas Chaffin" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Measurement of fragment lengths
Date: Sun, 9 Nov 2003 10:10:07 -0500
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<<Male A 11.46 = 11.5 = 12
Male B 11.44 = 11.4 = 11
a one-step difference.
Non-experts such as myself tend to treat the results from the laboratories
as "gospel truth" but it is not necessarily that simple and we may well make
assumptions about the genetic distance and MRCA on a false assumption>>

As one of those GA's who would be unaware of this, how should we proceed in
such a case?


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