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Re: Modal R1b for SMGF Search
Posted by: mark watkins (ID *****8672) Date: January 22, 2006 at 15:46:06
In Reply to: Modal R1b for SMGF Search by Robert Stafford of 4683

["Results are in Relative Genetics format, which differs from FTDNA only at Y-GATA-H4. Simply subtract 1 on that marker to get FTDNA's nomenclature. Note that SMGF's nomenclature differs on several other markers. If you are using their marker frequencies, you will have to use their conversion table."]

I have a question about the above entry. Last year I used RG for my Y-DNA analysis. Today, I added my results to FTDNA'a Ysearch site. When I got to adding my result for Y-GATA-H4 I got confused. Their conversion instructions for adding RG results say

"GATA-H4 is reported by Relative Genetics as TAGA-H4. Please subtract 1 (one) from your value"

This is consistant with what you said above. However, my results from RG refers to this marker as Y-GATA-H4 not TAGA-H4.

Therefore, my question is, do I still subtract 1 from my value of 12 and make it an 11??

Mark Watkins
Wadsworth, Ohio

ps my first time here . this is great stuff


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