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Generators for Generations: Online databases for mtDNA

Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) produces energy for a cell, and children inherit their mtDNA from their mother.  Online databases for human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) are useful for: Genealogists to find family connections Anthropologists to map historical migration patterns and ancient origins … Continue reading

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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 YSearch contains over 96,000 Y-STR haplotypes, 87% of … Continue reading

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