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For questions about mitochondrial DNA (abbreviated mtDNA) testing for genealogical purposes. mtDNA is passed from mother to child, and therefore is useful for tracing maternal ancestry.

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My Father passed away - next test(s) on what remains of his DNA sample?

I posted this general question over at the forum on FamilyTreeDNA. Though I received a reply, there is still no answer to my question, so I thought I'd try my luck at posting here. Anyhow, in early ...
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Does my mother need an mtDNA test?

I had an mtDNA test done (specifically, mtFull Sequence from FTDNA), and want to spend the extra money for her test only if it would create more value than buying a few autosomal tests for other ...
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