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From: Patrick Guinness <>
Subject: [DNA] DYS464 / new primer
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 08:24:00 +0000

At 11:00 am -0500 11/11/03, wrote:
>Patrick, do you have access to the full text?

Not yet.

At 11:00 am -0500 11/11/03, wrote:
>First, was it father-son pairs?

135 unrelated men and 70 sons, says Mr Flanagan.

At 11:00 am -0500 11/11/03, wrote:
>It seems to me that it would
>be more appropriate to divide the observed mutation rate by 4, since
>there were
>70x4 opportunities to observe a mutation in the set.

I think you're right.

What caught my eye was 13% of intermediate alleles - how many of our
surname tests have seen these - or are only Austrians prone to such


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