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Subject: Re: [DNA] Celtic haplogroups [haplogroup origin]
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 18:13:59 EST

In a message dated 11/10/03 1:00:26 PM Pacific Standard Time,

> I took a look at the website and the one haplotype that matches my scores
> is
> simply listed as R1b. I don't know if this means it is R1b or if the right
> haplogroup is yet to be determined. Being 3 steps off on 12 markers for the
> typical R1b, I would have thought indicated another subgroup. Perhaps I
> don't fully understand this yet.

Actually, MOST R1b have not been classified further, and there is a very
broad range of haplotypes for R1b. I'm getting ready to post a more detailed
example, which shows difficulty in distinguishing R1a from R1b.

Ann Turner - GENEALOGY-DNA List Administrator
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