GENEALOGY-DNA-L Archives

Archiver > GENEALOGY-DNA > 2003-11 > 1068489874


From: "maurice sherman" <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] Y - Database update
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 10:44:38 -0800


no attachment came through...

Maurice


> [Original Message]
> From: Patrick Guinness <>
> To: <>
> Date: 11/10/2003 9:45:21 AM
> Subject: [DNA] Y - Database update
>
> Greetings List,
>
> This just in from El Supremo at the y-str database in Berlin -
>
> PG
>
> At 8:05 pm +0100 10/11/03, Lutz Roewer wrote:
> >The re-programmed database is finally available at the www (see
attachment
> >to navigate) and it was a pleasure to work this out. Many ideas of the
users
> >brought to our attention in the last years have been addressed by our
> >programmer Sascha Willuweit. Some:
> >1. it is now global and it is really large (current state: 20.152
haplotypes
> >in 185 population samples), see attachment
> >2. it is now fast
> >3. map machines allow to zoom in any region of interest of the world
> >(population numbering only with zoom "10"), colours on the map are graded
> >(more matches more intense red)
> >4. it allows to produce pdf files and printouts, which can be used as
> >attachments
> >5. updates are named (release 1,2,3..., current is 4), [cave: the
"release
> >search" is ready but not yet installed]
> >6. nomenclature has been adapted for mutations generating intermediate
> >alleles, e.g. 13.2 at DYS19, or 14.2/18 at DYS385; sequences with
flanking
> >site mutations (e.g. 16.3 at DYS385 due to a T-deletion), duplications
(e.g.
> >12,13,14,15 at DYS385) have not been included
> >7. direct "haplotype neighbours" representing the closely related
haplotypes
> >which deviate only by one local step mutation from the searched haplotype
> >have been included. Neighbours often build haplotype classes emerging by
> >mutation from a common progenitor haplotype. Checking allele frequencies
of
> >center and neighbour haplotypes will often help to better illustrate or
> >confirm a local haplotype distribution and to overcome sampling error
> >phenomena.
> >
> >We have decided to replace and transform all parts of the YHRD one by one
> >until the completed new YHRD is in place.
> >Thus, if inconveniences occur, it is due to the transition state of the
> >database. We have included a number of help menus as well as 2 special
> >e-mail addresses ( and ) for your and our
> >support.
> >
> >and 3.
> >We have some non-formal bids for the IV. Y-User Workshop, e.g. Innsbruck,
> >Berlin, Rom, New Orleans. Perhaps we can decide early next year, where
and
> >when we shall meet.
> >
> >
> > All the best
> >
> >Lutz
> >
> >[absent from the lab between Nov 13 to Dec 10].
>
>
> ==============================
> To join Ancestry.com and access our 1.2 billion online genealogy records,
go to:
> http://www.ancestry.com/rd/redir.asp?targetid=571&sourceid=1237



This thread: