A Y-DNA test, also known as a paternal lineage test, looks at the Y [...]
We offer three basic types of tests: Family Finder (autosomal DNA), Y-DNA, and mitochondrial DNA [...]
You may learn more about each type of test we offer with our Beginner’s Guide [...]
Do you have a test that will tell me what proportion of my ancestry comes from different ethnic groups and populations?
Yes. The Family Finder test includes the myOrigins tool. It finds the amount of ancestry [...]
Can I test to determine if I have ancestry from one ethnic group such as Native American, Jewish, or an African group?
Yes. Our tests may be able tell you if you have ancestry from a particular group.
We do offer printable certificates for three types of tests: mtDNA, standard Y-DNA STR, [...]
Autosomal DNA Inheritance
Among the many advances and discoveries [...]
Autosomal DNA tests utilize DNA from the 22 pairs of autosomal chromosomes. Autosomal DNA [...]
Among the many advances and discoveries of modern DNA and genetics are ‘scientific’ oddities. [...]
A Y-DNA test looks at male inherited Y-chromosome DNA (Y-DNA). The Y chromosome is [...]
You should test more Y-Chromosome DNA (Y-DNA) STR (short tandem repeat) markers when you [...]
A Y-DNA test looks at male inherited Y-Chromosome DNA. As the Y-Chromosome is passed [...]
The Mitochondrial DNA Full Genomic Sequence test is also called the Mega test or [...]
A mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) test looks at your female-inherited mitochondrial DNA. Historic records are [...]