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From: "Mark and Gary" <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] Re: Impact of "fast" vs "slow" markers on the FTDNATiP
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 15:07:28 -0800
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100y 600y
7.14% 68.87%
Gary
Whittier, CA

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From: Joe Fox [mailto:]
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 2:57 PM
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Subject: [DNA] Re: Impact of "fast" vs "slow" markers on the FTDNATiP

100y 600y
7.33% 69.69%

Joe Fox
Lafayette, CA
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Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 10:10 AM
Subject: Impact of "fast" vs "slow" markers on the FTDNATiP


> As FTDNA states in their FAQ http://www.ftdna.com/faqtip.html, the
mutation
> rates for individual markers will be posted after the formal report
has
been
> published. I don't think we should try to "reverse engineer" the
numbers,
out of
> respect for all the work they've done in the "publish or perish"
atmosphere
> of academia.
>
> However, I think we could pool our data in a way that's instructional
for
us,
> without impacting the publication. It would be useful to get a sense
of
the
> range of probabilities we see, so I propose that we simply list the
results we
> find when there's a one-step mutation in a 12-marker test in this
format
> (omitting the name of the specific DYS marker):
>
> Probability that the pair shared a common ancestor within the last...
>
> 100y 600y
> 6.81% 67.37%
> 6.98% 68.18%
> 7.18% 69.03%
>
> Those are three different sets of results that I've seen. If any of
you
have
> numbers that are different, we could get a feel for how the results
are
> affected by the various mutation rates in markers 1-12.
>
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