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Re: People unwilling to share
Posted by: Robert Stafford (ID *****6330) Date: May 21, 2012 at 05:26:57
In Reply to: People unwilling to share by Joany Hicks of 4711

If you are an Ancestry.com subscriber, you may also want to try to get in on their beta AncestryDNA. It is being offered at $99 on an invitation only basis.

http://dna.ancestry.com/

http://www.thegeneticgenealogist.com/2012/05/03/ancestrydna-officially-launches/

Like Family Finder at FTDNA and the 23andMe test, it tests autosomal DNA. The downside is that its database will be small for a time. However, it is likely to grow quickly. It is also likely to have different participants than the other two, so you would want to test also at FTDNA when they have a sale, as suggested by Elizabeth.

23andMe has a good site to learn about the tests. It also has a demo. It also gives health-related results that the other two don't. The test that matches people is called Relative Finder. FTDNA has a much higher response rate, since 23andMe attracts a lot of people interested only in the health portion.

http://www.23andMe.com


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