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Questions tagged [haplogroup]

Haplogroups are groupings of genetic markers that imply common ancestry hundreds or thousands of years ago. They are based on a hierarchical tree and assigned letters and contain subgroups referred to as sub-clades. Haplogroups are only associated with mtDNA and Y SNP & Y-STR testing.

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maternal haplogroup and X-DNA Comparison: is this likely a relation?

A member of my maternal haplogroup (K1a4) has a nominal 10.5cM at estimated 5 generations match via GEDmatch which suggest the possibility of a distant cousin (A*/Ancestry test compared with T* test). ...
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Explaining paternal haplogroup of J2a1b1 for Chinese person?

I'm from Beijing, China. I recently did a DNA test, to my surprise, my paternal haplogroup is J2a1b1. Also, the test shows that I have 2.7% Balkan which is quite amazing. How is that possible? I ...
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Differentiating between mtDNA Haplogroups L1c1 & L1c1a?

* My mtDNA Haplogroup is L1c1a, and My Sister's mtDNA Haplogroup is L1c1 ... Is is possible that we (may) still share the SAME Mother? * I come from a family of 7 Siblings--of which the Eldest ...
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Understanding Identical mt and Y Haplogroup with adopted man my parents age?

I'm 35, female. I had a 23andMe DNA profile for the past year, and I met a 59 year old man (Jay) who shares the same maternal haplogroup, who was put up for adoption in a Brooklyn hospital and is ...
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Seeking books on individual haplogroups?

Are there any books on individual/collective haplogroups? There's a lot of poison in genetic forums, and I prefer the unbiased scientific explanation for what's known and not speculated.
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Y-DNA haplogroup R1a1ab2 Z93 Z94 in England?

I have just had my DNA results returned and my Y-DNA has come back as this. I am from East Anglia and my family has been documented in this region for the last thousand years, I am rather confused ...
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Why would Y-DNA matches have different paternal haplogroups?

I am researching Clements ancestry and am puzzled that kits that are matches on almost all 111 Y-STR tested markers would be categorized into different paternal haplogroups. Specifically consider ...
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How to understand differences in paternal haplogroups from different companies?

23andme (version 1) gives a man's paternal haplogroup as j2a1b1*, which is equivalent to J-M92 (YCC 2002/2008 shorthand), according to the table Phylogenetic history contained in the article "...
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ISOGG Y-DNA Haplogroup Tree download

On isogg website (http://isogg.org/tree/ISOGG_YDNATreeTrunk.html) I only found the html-based version of a Y-dna tree, that is not very easy to use. I want to download in to my personal computer and ...
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Why doesn't the haplogroup K2b2 appear on MitoSearch.org?

I have a mtDNA test for my mom at FamilyTreeDNA.com and the results list her Haplogroup as being K2b2, however, when I go to publish a http://www.mitosearch.org/ entry, the available Haplogroup does ...
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Finding haplogroup through raw DNA data?

I just got my results from AncestryDNA. What are some ways to find my haplogroup through my raw DNA data?