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Who should I test?

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Re: Who should I test?

Posted: 20 Oct 2013 4:48PM GMT
Classification: Query
Mitochondrial haplogroups tend to be very old and not of much use for showing a positive relationship, though if two people test and have DIFFERENT mt haplogroups (and one not just being a subclade of the other) then you can rule out that the mother's mother's mother's etc. are from the same mother.

If both of you can show a pedigree back to the same woman, through the single path of only women in your pedigree, you ought to have the same mitochondria. But, you both would need to do a full sequence ($199 at FT DNA) to make sure they are identical.

You mentioned you had an uncle - if he is still with us then testing him would be the best bet to gauge how close the relationship is to this match.

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DSuarez 29 Mar 2013 5:22AM GMT 
sl_kelly 29 Mar 2013 6:40AM GMT 
DSuarez 29 Mar 2013 11:21PM GMT 
sl_kelly 30 Mar 2013 3:20AM GMT 
MJ782 4 Apr 2013 3:31AM GMT 
DSuarez 20 Oct 2013 7:06AM GMT 
Nachalink123 20 Oct 2013 1:03PM GMT 
DSuarez 20 Oct 2013 2:53PM GMT 
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S_H999 20 Oct 2013 10:48PM GMT 
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