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From: "Diana Gale Matthiesen" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] SNP Breakthrough for I1*-AS
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2010 17:19:00 -0500
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I misread what you meant was "robustly dividing." Sorry.

> -----Original Message-----
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> ] On Behalf Of Ken Nordtvedt
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Diana Gale Matthiesen" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, November 26, 2010 2:45 PM
> Subject: Re: [DNA] SNP Breakthrough for I1*-AS
>
>
> > We have descended into a quibble over what "rare" means. [[This is not
> > quibbling, you are just wrong that polymorphic y loci are rare --- and
> > don't now claim that is not what you meant. The loci on that
> > non-recombining portion of the y where the lab people say they are
> > actually useful for tree tagging purposes are essentially universally
> > polymorphic on mankind's y tree. Them having been found in just small
> > quantities so far is as previously mentioned a reflection of the cursory
> > search so far. ]] >
>
>
> > Minor point: SNPs aren't "robustly dividing."
>
> [[ It would be in this specic case of I1* if L338 ends up dividing that
> population into X percent derived and 100-X percent ancestral with X being
> some number between maybe 20 and 80, for example. ]]
>
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