Posted By:Robert Stafford
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Subject:Re: DNA numbers somewhat rare?
Post Date:February 25, 2013 at 13:10:16
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How closely do you match the modal of the three? The modal is simply the most common value on each marker for a group of 3 or more similar haplotypes. It is a good proxy for the ancestral haplotype, for which we need documented relationships. See:

http://www.kerchner.com/triangulation.htm