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  • Stevo
    A DF41+ Stevens/Stephens Group
    by Stevo
    I belong to a Stevens/Stephens family group that has tested DF41+ (P312>L21>DF13>DF41) and is part of a haplotype cluster with the following distinctive marker values: 390=23; 385=11-11; 447<=24; 464b=16; 534<=14; 413a<=22. The following values are also usually found in the cluster...
    6 December 2013, 06:30 AM
  • ltd-jean-pull
    Latest Y-700 batches
    by ltd-jean-pull
    Please post your batch if you are waiting for results, and also (if you can drag yourself away from your results for a moment!) update to let us know when your test was completed and which batch. Currently waiting for Batch 919 here.
    22 February 2019, 04:38 PM
  • Catlover
    J1C5 and mutations
    by Catlover
    I’ve posted this in the other two mtdna boards and I’ll try this one too. I’m anything but advanced but maybe an advanced person knows something about my extra mutations.

    Hi, I’m J1C5 and did my full mtdna test in April 2021. Only one match in all three areas with a distance of...
    20 May 2021, 12:01 PM
  • B738218
    Origins variances from 23nMe, Ancestry, MyHeritage and FamilyTreeDNA
    by B738218
    I wondered if the Origin variances from each of the services have to do with the DNA population and Analytics used? Just for this question, I'm going to only use our Jewish Origins as references; (We have other origins but I didn't note them all below)

    In 23nMe, my brother only shows Ashkenazi,...
    21 June 2021, 04:05 PM
  • KMC1
    Y DNA and the number against a particular country
    by KMC1
    Could someone please tell me, when clicking on the map icon in respect of a haplogroup, what the number means in regard to a particular country ? Thank you.
    21 June 2021, 01:27 PM