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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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Are Y-DNA matches less accurate in a common haplogroup?

My maternal cousin recently took a Y-DNA test to help with research on my mother's family line. The results are back and he is in haplogroup R-M269. He has 347 matches at 37 markers. I took a 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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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?
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Y-dna upgrade or SNP pack?

I took the Y-dna12 test first, it came out as J-M67 but I want to proceed to find out my subclade and I can't decide to either get the J2 - M67 & L24 SNP Pack or to upgrade to Y-DNA67. What would ...
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Does AncestryDNA sequence the Y Chromosome, and if so, to what extent?

I have recently read that you can use third party tools like Morley's DNA and Cladefinder to generate your haplogroup from Raw DNA. SInce you get no haplogroup info from Ancestry, do they bother ...
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haplogroup diversity in the context of genetic diversity

I'm just an average Joe trying to understand the context through the simplest explanation. When I read World Map of Dominant Y-DNA haplogroups distribution, it echoes "differences among human". But ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...