No. Only the person tested has the right to contribute their results to science. Even if you paid for the test of a friend or relative, they need to be the one to consent to the [...]
If I contribute my mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) results to research, how long does it take for the scientists to publish the study?
Family Tree DNA does not have information on the progress or publication date of a study in advance. The scientific team may complete some studies and publish within weeks. However, most studies take months or [...]
If I contribute my mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) results to research, will you include my results in a study immediately?
No. The timing of contributions being used in a study is dependent on the research needs of affiliated scientific groups and the scientific community at large. Ethics Alert: Only the actual person tested may contribute their [...]
If I contribute my mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) results to research, what happens to my results after they are used in a study?
Once your results are used in a scientific study, that study will publish the Mitochondrial DNA Full Genomic Sequence test results in the form of a supporting data file. This includes the upload of results [...]
No, in general, there is not a time limit for agreeing to participate in research. Ethics Alert: Only the actual person tested may contribute their DNA test results to scientific research. Contact: This service is [...]
For the scientific study, Mitochondrial DNA Full Genomic Sequence test results and your answers to the participation survey are used. However, after your results are included in a study and uploaded to the NCBI Genbank [...]