Category Archives: mtDNA

Tube anemone has the largest animal mitochondrial genome ever sequenced

I saw this a few days ago – https://phys.org/news/2019-06-tube-anemone-largest-animal-mitochondrial.html. The tube anemone Isarachnanthus nocturnus is only 15 cm long but has the largest mitochondrial genome of any animal sequenced to date, with 80,923 base pairs. The human mitochondrial genome (mitogenome), … Continue reading

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Current June 2019 DNA Prices

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Mother’s Day Sale 2019

Updated several times May 8, 2019: noticed sale end date is May 13, 2019*, *Mother’s Day Sale ends May 13, 2019. Sale end date is subject to change. noticed I had missed the e-mail yesterday from FTDNA showing the end date; … Continue reading

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Current May 2019 DNA Prices

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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Newly discovered DNA quirk could reveal mysteries of Newfoundland’s first settlers

I found this article last week – Newly discovered DNA quirk could reveal mysteries of Newfoundland’s first settlers: https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/dna-quirk-could-reveal-mysteries-of-newfoundlands-first-settlers It has appeared in about 10 per cent of the 264 people across the province who have supplied mitochondrial DNA for … Continue reading

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Animal DNA Testing Companies

This is a list based off the DNA Testing Choice website, https://dnatestingchoice.com. It is current as of shortly before I posted it. There are probably a number of other companies that test pet or animal DNA, but I was using … Continue reading

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Thirteen Good Reasons to Test Your Mitochondrial DNA — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Your mitochondrial DNA is a treasure trove of information for one specific line of your genealogy – providing refined information that autosomal tests simply can’t provide. 1,715 more words via Thirteen Good Reasons to Test Your Mitochondrial DNA — DNAeXplained – … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA Sale Ends April 25, 2019

Updated April 19, 2019 to add photo below. When I checked FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) https://www.familytreedna.com/#/productCards for prices just now, they have finally started their DNA Day Sale, ends April 25, 2019. I checked after seeing the sale and noticed they sent … Continue reading

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YFull News Update April 11, 2019

I received an e-mail from YFull today: YFull Team offers a new service: analysis of mitoDNA FASTA files, showing matches, changing the tree and estimating an age of each subclade. Our MTree is based the last version of PhyloTree v17 … Continue reading

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Current April 2019 DNA Sales

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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