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Why chase that mtDNA — The Legal Genealogist

Isn’t one perfect match enough? Some of those who’ve been following along with The Legal Genealogist‘s quest for a definitive answer to the identity of an elusive fourth great grandmother have had a question. 1,313 more words via Why chase that … Continue reading

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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

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Happy mtDNA Day! — The Legal Genealogist

Mother’s Day 2019 It is and will forever remain one of The Legal Genealogist‘s favorite photographs. Six women — a mother and five daughters — who all share my mitochondrial line. 98 more words via Happy mtDNA Day! — The Legal … Continue reading

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Family Tree DNA Results Explained: mtDNA Matching & Genealogy – YouTube Video

Bit long (just a hair under 2 hours), but in honor of Mother’s Day, here is a good video on mtDNA: Family Tree DNA Results Explained: mtDNA Matching & Genealogy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HiK9g5mKdU (about 1:55:49 hours long). More than you may ever … 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

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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 April 25, 2019

On July 16, 2019, I posted an updated list of Animal DNA testing companies – Animal DNA Testing Companies July 16, 2019. It has the latest information on the various Animal DNA testing companies as there were some changes since … 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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