If you have a Western Atlantic Modal Haplotype Match badge in the Badges section of your dashboard, it means that you match or are close to the historic Western Atlantic Modal Haplotype (WAMH) that has [...]
If you have a Niall of the Nine Hostages badge in the Badges section of your dashboard, this means that you match exactly or are a close match to the historic Irish Modal Haplotype (IMH). [...]
The Big Y Block Tree is a vertical-block diagram of the Y-DNA Haplotree showing the relationships between you and other Big Y testers. This tool helps you visualize how the paternal lineages of you and [...]
Please note that as of January 30, 2019 the Big Y-700 test is now available, and the Big Y-500 test is no longer available for purchase. The Big Y is a Y-chromosome direct paternal line test. We have designed it to [...]
At FamilyTreeDNA, we test 561 Y-chromosome DNA short tandem repeat (STR) markers in our standard Y-STR tests: Y-DNA12, Y-DNA25, Y-DNA37, Y-DNA67, Y-DNA111, and Big Y. The chart below shows a list of all markers offered [...]
What is different about the STR markers DYS389I and DYS389II? Why is my DYS389II (DYS389-2) result at FamilyTreeDNA different from the Genographic Project?
The Y-chromosome DNA (Y-DNA) marker DYS389 is a single STR marker that has four parts: m, n, p, and q. At FamilyTreeDNA, we have two tests for DYS389. The first test looks at the first two [...]