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From: Sasson Margaliot <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] R-U152 and R-L21 on the European Continent
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2009 18:06:26 +0200
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Al wrote:
> One thing is that DYS388 is not a slow mutator in Y-DNA J

If the slow DYS388 may be fast in a particular population, then all other
markers can.

Bottom line: the timing of these ancient SNP mutations is simply not known.

Sasson



On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 4:21 PM, Al Aburto <> wrote:

> Tim,
> One thing is that DYS388 is not a slow mutator in Y-DNA J.
>
> Another is what do we do with TMRCA between two haplotypes where
> generally (FTDNA & others) use much faster rates?


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