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From: Al Aburto <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] FTDNA haplogroup prediction more sophisticated thanbefore?
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2010 08:41:09 -0700
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What does Whit's predictor say?
Al

> On 11/4/2010 7:41 AM, Lawrence Mayka wrote:
> As far as I know, until recently this case would definitely have merited a
> SNP Assurance test. But instead, FTDNA's haplogroup prediction is J2.
>
> The individual's next two marker panels (markers 13-37) make clear that the
> prediction is correct, but the question is: How did FTDNA arrive at that?
> Is FTDNA now using more than 12 markers for its haplogroup predictions? Or
> is FTDNA giving extra weight to DYS388? Or has the algorithm been altered
> in some other way?


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