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# Tuesday, January 27, 2009
$79 Can Buy You a 33-Marker Y-DNA Test
Posted by Diane

Ancestry DNA has lowered the price of its 33-marker Y-DNA test to $79 (down from $149).

Results from this test include marker values you can enter into a database to search for relatives and a map showing your haplogroup and other information about your family’s ancient origins. Results don’t include a breakdown of ethnic origins, a type of analysis that has become more controversial of late.

Ancestry.com has changed up the look of the DNA section as well.

For help deciding which DNA test is right for you, see FamilyTreeMagazine.com's genetic genealogy toolkit.


Ancestry.com | Genetic Genealogy
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 11:10:49 AM (Eastern Standard Time, UTC-05:00)  #  Comments [2]
Friday, January 30, 2009 5:40:01 PM (Eastern Standard Time, UTC-05:00)
What controversy would that be? I have not heard of anything controversial about the "ethnic" percentages test results.
gae
Monday, February 02, 2009 7:53:21 AM (Eastern Standard Time, UTC-05:00)
Hi,
If you click on the red hyperlinked controversy reference, you'll see our post about the American Society for Human Genetics' statement on the accuracy of Ancestry testing and whether consumers are aware of the limitations of ethnic DNA tests.
Diane
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