Better Than Some Birth Certificates: Online Y-DNA Databases
Online databases for human Y chromosome STRs are useful for:
Genealogists to find family connections
Anthropologists to map historical migration patterns and ancient origins
Forensic scientists to type and sort male-specific DNA
contains over 96,000 YSearch Y-STR haplotypes, 87% of which tested with FamilyTreeDNA, and allows input of results from other DNA testing companies.
contains over 37,000 haplotypes of participants who tested with the SMGF Y-Chromosome Database Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation.
(Y-STR haplotype reference database) consists of over 93,000 minimal haplotypes approved by the forensic and scientific community and recommended for court use. YHRD
The benefits of Y chromosome testing are detailed in Chris Pomery’s
This is one of many works included in Family History in the Genes: Trace Your DNA and Grow Your Family Tree. The International Society of Genetic Genealogy‘s (ISOGG’s) bibliography of books on genetic genealogy and deep ancestry.
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