Posted By:Phillip Applebaum
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Subject:Ancestry composition on the chromosome view
Post Date:May 29, 2013 at 13:14:20
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/dna/messages/4605.html
Forum:DNA Forum
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I just received the results from the DNA test I took through 23andMe. The section titled "Ancestry Composition" gives the option of viewing the results in the "chromosome view" which is a bar graph with horizontal lines numbered 1 to 23 and color-coordinated to the percentages of ancestral composition. In my case, line/chromosome 3 shows 0.3% East Asian. What is the significance to the individual lines (or chromosomes)?