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  • mb79
    mtFull test - Haplogroup states only "H"
    The mtFull sequence test results for my father are in.
    The mtDNA haplogroup states for him only "H" - no further letters or numbers.
    When I had my mother's mtFull test done, then she had a haplogroup description of four digits.

    So why does my father get only "H"?...
    20th May 2017, 09:04 AM
  • barryrsmith
    Matches not showing up in search
    Certain people displayed in my list of matches do not show up when I search their surname. I only see this behavior for weak matches. More precisely, I go to the last couple of pages of my list of matches and pick one with an uncommon surname. If I then type that surname into the search box, sometimes...
    25th August 2018, 05:59 PM
  • Eddison
    Help finding my biological father
    I have found a DNA match to a second male cousin. This narrows my search to 7 siblings. Then for various reasons - I have narrowed it down to 3 siblings. I have then found 5 separate DNA matches of second cousin and 3rd cousins once removed on my potential grandmas side. Does this mean their son is...
    9th October 2018, 01:52 AM
  • Jack1974
    Question on STR DYF39551
    I currently have a Big-Y 500 DNA Test in progress with FTDNA. I have a STR DYF39551 of 15-16. Would I test positive for DF96 or DF98, or neither?
    11th October 2018, 10:27 AM
  • nunofreiresilva
    R0 or H?

    i tested my mtDNA through yseq because i'm on a tight budget.
    i tested hvr1 and hvr2:
    strange thing is:
    I tested hvr1 and the result was R0 (16519c to rCRS)
    later i tested hvr2 and only 2 mutations : 263g and 315.1c.

    They could not tell which...
    11th October 2018, 09:12 PM