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Mitochondrial DNA at Family Tree DNA

Mitochondrial DNA at Family Tree DNA

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Quick Reference Guide / Cheat Sheet / Research Aid
Updated for 2018!

Digital download also available

Author: Diahan Southard, Your DNA Guide

Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) carries with it an indestructible record of your direct maternal line. This guide will cover the basics of mtDNA testing, and how to harness its power in maternal line research. This guide will fully explain the different kinds of DNA tests, and more importantly, how to use the results of testing to further your genealogical goals.

  • Explains what DNA can and can't do your research
  • Identifies who in your family should be tested
  • Explains privacy measures
  • Provides a comprehensive flow chart that identifies the right test for your research
  • Helps you choose the right testing company for your test and genealogy research
  • How to take the test
  • A Quick Glossary Guide to help you navigate terminology easily


Pages: 4
Size: 8.5" X 11"
Interior: Full Color
Year Published: 2018
Binding: 10 mil, tear resistant, water resistant synthetic - folded
Publisher: Genealogy Gems Publications

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Diahan Southard has a background in microbiology with a talent for clear and concise explanations of complicated topics. She has been translating genetics into genealogy for 17 years and currently acts as Your DNA Guide, providing personalized consultation experiences to help genealogists use DNA testing in their genealogy research.

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