Do you recommend that I donate my mtDNA results for scientific research?

No, it is not something that we recommend or endorse. However, Family Tree DNA customers have requested this service, and we do appreciate your [...]

Why should I contribute my Mitochondrial DNA Full Genomic Sequence test results to research?

Donating your results to a study is an opportunity to help the scientific community advance research into our shared maternal origins. Contributing your results [...]

Can I withdraw my participation in the mtDNA Full Sequence results research program?

If your results have not yet been provided to a study, yes, you may withdraw your agreement.

However, please note that when your results are [...]

How much does it cost to take part in the mtDNA Full Sequence Donation program?

If you have results from the mtDNA Full Sequence test, donating them for scientific use is free.

Ethics Alert: Only the actual person tested may [...]

Can I contribute my mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) results to research without the mtDNA full sequence test?

No. After ordering the mtDNA Full Sequence test, you will have the option to complete the donation survey using a link inside your myFTDNA [...]

How do I contribute my mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) results to research?

If you have taken the Mitochondrial DNA Full Genomic Sequence test, you may agree to allow your results to be contributed to science. To [...]