New: View the Genetic Groups of Your DNA Matches – MyHeritage March 30, 2021

I saw this on MyHeritage recently – New: View the Genetic Groups of Your DNA Matches: Slightly longer article. I included broad topic categories below.

 by Esther March 30, 2021 DNA

We’re excited to announce an addition to DNA Matches on MyHeritage — you can now compare your Genetic Groups to those of your DNA Matches.

In late December 2020, we introduced Genetic Groups, an enhancement to our Ethnicity Estimate which increases the resolution of MyHeritage DNA’s ethnicity breakdown to 2,114 geographic regions. Since then, we’ve been working to improve the feature and add new components requested by users, and in January 2021 we released the first set of user interface improvements

Comparing the shared genetic characteristics of your DNA Matches is very useful and can help you figure out how you might be related. Previously, on the Review DNA Match page, you were able to view the Ethnicity Estimate of your DNA Matches and see which ethnicities you share. Now, you can drill down even further and see which Genetic Groups they belong to, and which ones you have in common.

Comparing your Shared Ethnicities and Genetic Groups


How do Shared Genetic Groups help with genealogy?


Who can view Shared Ethnicities and Genetic Groups?





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