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From: (John Chandler)
Subject: Re: [DNA] A New N. Euro R1b1c Haplotype Cluster ???
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2007 19:50:14 -0400 (EDT)
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Rich wrote:
> Fair enough, but what about the combination of all those markers plus 390
> and 447? What is the likelihood that all seven of them (or five or six out
> of the seven) - fast, slow, or in-between - all sort of accidentally moved
> to the same values in the y-lines of these men?

You should be able to calculate that from the product of the
frequencies of those value within R1b1c. Note that the likelihood of
a partial match by random convergence is bound to be much higher than
that of a full match.

John Chandler


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