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From: Vincent Vizachero <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] FTDNA haplogroup prediction more sophisticated thanbefore?
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2010 10:47:42 -0400
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My understanding is that FTDNA has, for many years, been using 14 and
not 12 markers for haplogroup prediction.

I think that, in addition to the 12 reported markers in the first
multiplex, DYS448 and DYS438 are run silently but my memory may be
faulty on that point.


On Nov 4, 2010, at 10:41 AM, Lawrence Mayka wrote:

> How did FTDNA arrive at that?
> Is FTDNA now using more than 12 markers for its haplogroup
> predictions?

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