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Subject: Re: [DNA] Checking on how to submit FTDNA results to Genbank?
Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2007 15:05:30 EST

In a message dated 11/17/2007 6:35:25 A.M. Central Standard Time,

As we have already
found out, many academics ostentatiously ignore the FTDNA and Argus
submissions to Genbank, on the grounds that they are not the result of a
reviewed and published paper. To an academic, our private Genbank
submissions are "bad science" and are most definitely _not_ "established
scientific procedure."

There are other academics who are actually quite interested -- judging by my
private correspondence -- in using the FTDNA & Argus Bio Sequences for
detailed studies of sub-clades and, if nothing else, suggestions about coding
region mutations that might be revealing should they test for them in their own


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