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Finding haplogroup through raw DNA data?

I obtained my Y-DNA haplogroup from my AncestryDNA raw DNA file using the first method detailed in this link: https://www.geneticgenealogist.net/2016/01/how-to-get-ydna-haplogroup-from.html In short,...
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Y-DNA haplogroup R1a1ab2 Z93 Z94 in England?

The service you used, Living DNA, seems to try on its web site to avoid telling much about what kind of testing it is doing, especially avoiding standard terms. Digging though its help system, it ...
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Does AncestryDNA sequence the Y Chromosome, and if so, to what extent?

First a comment on terminology – AncestryDNA and none of the autosomal DNA testing companies do "DNA sequencing". They do use single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) and/or short tandem ...
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maternal haplogroup and X-DNA Comparison: is this likely a relation?

mtDNA and X-DNA mostly are not related. If two persons share the same mtDNA haplogroup it just means that their common direct maternal ancestor lived ~10000 years ago (when this haplogroup was ...
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How to understand differences in paternal haplogroups from different companies?

They are effectively the same result with different levels of granularity / detail. There are a couple things to keep in mind in regards to Y Haplogroups in general and the four main things are to ...
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Why would Y-DNA matches have different paternal haplogroups?

The answer is actually relatively straight forward that you started to lead onto yourself. It really comes down to the level of testing the individual has done, and further testing may actually ...
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ISOGG Y-DNA Haplogroup Tree download

I do not believe they provided a download mechanism. The tree is hierarchical, and html with hyperlinks to lower levels with color coding was an efficient way for ISOGG to create and maintain the ...
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Why doesn't the haplogroup K2b2 appear on MitoSearch.org?

The thing to realize is that DNA science is new and quickly evolving as more people test and the science gets better and more granular. As such it was identified a couple years ago that Haplogroups ...
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Seeking books on individual haplogroups?

The study of Haplogroups is evolving so quickly that any books you may find on them are surely either already out of date, or expected to be out of date soon. The best sources for Haplogroups are ...
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maternal haplogroup and X-DNA Comparison: is this likely a relation?

A match on maternal haplogroup may indicate a common ancestor on the direct maternal line (mother, mother's mother, mother's grandmother, etc). The inheritance pattern for the X chromosome is more ...
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Explaining paternal haplogroup of J2a1b1 for Chinese person?

J2a1b1 has been found among the Uighur population of Xinjiang. This is interesting to me because my Y-DNA is also J2a1b1 and I am Ashkenazi Jewish, with my paternal line coming from northern Lithuania....
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Finding haplogroup through raw DNA data?

They call the y chromosome "chromosome 24". They only test 885 SNP's though. They also test 17,604 SNP's on the x chromosome (labeled as chromosome 23), plus 440 SNPs labeled as chromosome 25 that ...
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Finding haplogroup through raw DNA data?

I transferred my Ancestry autosomal test to this site and it gave me my haplo group that matched the Y test I had from National Geographic and FamilyTree: https://ytree.morleydna.com/...
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Understanding Identical mt and Y Haplogroup with adopted man my parents age?

The Y-DNA test and the mtDNA test are not very precise and can't prove close relationship. But the otherwise is working - these test can DISapprove close relationship. Your results mean that you have ...
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Y-dna upgrade or SNP pack?

The Big-Y will definitively answer this question. With the other tests you might not find out what you want to know. Plus the Big-Y tests for known and unknown Y SNPs, not just a few known ones. Your ...
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haplogroup diversity in the context of genetic diversity

First, the map that you referring to in plaintiff is about haplogroup distribution and thats all. Difference in genetic (drift) mostly goes linear with time. Hence the proper way is by using a tree ...
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Differentiating between mtDNA Haplogroups L1c1 & L1c1a?

You need to name things precisely i.e. your sister can't have Y chromosome, so it is incorrect to talk about HAPLOGROUP (it's all about classification of Y choromosome), but to talk about MITOGROUP (i....
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Finding haplogroup through raw DNA data?

Ancestry tests enough SNPs to get a high level haplogroup. The other answers discussed getting the Y and the Morley method works well BUT women do not have a Y so the only haplogroup they can get is ...
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