Navigation Links
Family Tree DNA's Genomics Research Center Facilitates Discovery of Extremely Ancient Root to the Human Y Chromosome Phylogenetic Tree
Date:3/26/2013

ily roots using one of our genealogy products," said Gene By Gene President Bennett Greenspan .  "While reviewing samples in our database, she recognized that this specific sample was unique and brought it to the attention of our scientists to do further testing.  The results were astounding and show the value of individuals undergoing DNA testing so that we can continue to grow our databases and discover additional critical information about human origins and evolution."

The discovery took place at Family Tree DNA's Genomic Research Center, a CLIA registered lab in Houston which has processed more than 5 million discrete DNA tests from more than 700,000 individuals and organizations, including participants in the Genographic Project.  Drs. Thomas and Astrid-Maria Krahn of Family Tree DNA conducted the company's Walk-Through-Y test on the sample and during the scoring process, quickly realized the unique nature of the sample, given the vast number of mutations.  Following their initial findings, Dr. Hammer and others joined to conduct a formal study, sequencing ~240 kb of the chromosome sample to identify private, derived mutations on this lineage, which has been named A00.

"Our findings indicate that the last common Y chromosome ancestor may have lived long before the first anatomically modern humans appeared in Africa about 195,000 years ago," said Dr. Michael Hammer .  "Furthermore, the sample, which came from an African American man living in South Carolina, matched Y chromosome DNA of males from a very small area in western Cameroon, indicating that the lineage is extremely rare in Africa today, and its presence in the US is likely due to the Atlantic slave trade.  This is a huge discovery for our fie
'/>"/>

SOURCE Gene By Gene, Ltd.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. The Female Health Company Executes On Commitment Made At London Summit On Family Planning
2. Underage Kids Get Hydrocodone Drugs Easily from Family & Friends, Advises New York Center for Living
3. Fujifilm Continues To Grow Its Family Of DR Portables
4. Building on a Legacy: Vinita Gupta, CEO of Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Named Ernst & Young U.S. 2012 Family Business Award of Excellence winner
5. 6 Resources Offer Help to Family Caregivers as the Holidays and New Year Approach
6. Flu Shots Available Now at Krogers Family of Pharmacies and The Little Clinic
7. Patient and Family Engagement Key to Improved Healthcare
8. Family Research Council: Newland Family Offered Temporary Protection from Obamas Abortion Drug Mandate
9. MedVantx MedStart™ Solves Problem Highlighted in Study Published in Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine - Expired Medications in Physician Office Sample Closets
10. Rubicon Genomics Launches ThruPLEX™ Family of Sample Preparation Products for Next Generation Sequencing Applications
11. American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Launches Cities for Life
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014   Synageva BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ: ... therapeutic products for rare disorders, today announced validation ... Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for sebelipase alfa for ... request for accelerated assessment, which has the potential ... The MAA, and the Biologics License ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... China , Dec. 23, 2014 ... pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical, modernized ... pharmaceutical ingredients (API) today announced that the Company ... its Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certificate of TPI,s ... Drug Administration,s (CFDA). The public notice period is ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014  CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB:CTSOD), ... CytoSorb® blood purification technology to help fight deadly ... 28 countries worldwide, today announced the appointment of ... FACS, as its Senior Vice President of Clinical ... Dr. Di Russo is an accomplished ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Synageva BioPharma Announces Sebelipase Alfa Marketing Authorization Application Validated By The EMA 2Synageva BioPharma Announces Sebelipase Alfa Marketing Authorization Application Validated By The EMA 3TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 2TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 3CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 2CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 3CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 4CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 5
(Date:12/24/2014)... December 24, 2014 Connie Casad, MD, ... functional medicine advocate with 30 years of practice experience ... evaluate the health benefits of dietary detoxification. The second ... participants following excellent results from test patients who just ... to explain her interest in conducting the study, Dr. ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... (PRWEB) December 24, 2014 Risperdal lawsuit ... a mass tort litigation currently underway in Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia ... As of December 24, 2014, court documents indicate that ... behalf of individuals who developed gynecomastia (male breast growth) ... from the Court indicates that this represents an increase ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Dr. Vu Ho, a Dallas based facial plastic ... med-spa with the addition of new Silk Peel skin ... and services. , “Silk Peel is a procedure that ... “As a result it can address issues like acne ... or blemishes.” , Similar to microdermabrasion, Silk Peel ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Today, UWDress.com, the famous women’s dress supplier, ... and launched a site-wide wedding gown promotion. , ... in a more unexpected way, the collection should be a ... the global market, and they are available with custom service. ... at discounted prices, up to 75% off; most of them ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... The report “Stivarga (Colorectal Cancer) – Forecast ... treatment landscape, unmet needs, current pipeline and commercial opportunities ... which is used in the treatment of colon or ... also prescribed to patients who suffer from advanced gastrointestinal ... a multi-kinase inhibitor and it blocks many enzymes which ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Connie Casad, MD, Now Accepting Test Participants for January Dietary Detoxification Study 2Health News:Connie Casad, MD, Now Accepting Test Participants for January Dietary Detoxification Study 3Health News:Risperdal Lawsuits Continue to Climb, as Claims in Pennsylvania Litigation Exceed 1,180 Filings, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Risperdal Lawsuits Continue to Climb, as Claims in Pennsylvania Litigation Exceed 1,180 Filings, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Risperdal Lawsuits Continue to Climb, as Claims in Pennsylvania Litigation Exceed 1,180 Filings, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Dr. Vu Ho Expands Facial Plastic Surgery Practice to Include New Skin Care Treatment 2Health News:Buy Cheap Long Sleeve Wedding Gowns At UWDress.com 2Health News:Stivarga Colorectal Cancer Treatment Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:Stivarga Colorectal Cancer Treatment Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3
... WASHINGTON, D.C.Exemplary work in genetic imaging and therapy have ... & Molecular Biology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas ... at Jefferson, recognition by his peers as a 2010 ... Science (AAAS). AAAS is honoring Dr. Wickstrom for ...
... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Jan. 11 (HealthDay News) ... attitude: The most optimistic adolescents may be somewhat less likely ... have found a slight link between optimism and less heavy ... new research, on kids in Australia, doesn,t prove that optimism ...
... a common problem for patients with schizophrenia. The increased tendency ... smoke, but to do so more heavily than the general ... acting as a treatment for some symptoms of schizophrenia. ... those with high and low affinity for nicotine. The low ...
... remains an unresolved issue as to whether interstitial brachytherapy has ... prostate cancer, nor do newer studies provide proof in this ... the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) ... newer studies challenged the findings of research already completed in ...
... risk of an ectopic pregnancy because of a lasting effect ... the first time of how chlamydia can increase the risk ... implants outside the womb, in the Fallopian tube. Researchers ... had the sexually transmitted infection were more likely to produce ...
... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Jan. 11 (HealthDay News) -- The ... on Saturday will likely cause some permanent damage, but experts ... be. However, doctors at University Medical Center in Tucson ... are already encouraged by her ability to follow simple instructions. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Optimism Could Help Kids Keep Depression at Bay 2Health News:Targeting nicotine receptors to treat cognitive impairments in schizophrenia 2Health News:Benefit of brachytherapy in patients with early-stage prostate cancer is still unclear 2Health News:Benefit of brachytherapy in patients with early-stage prostate cancer is still unclear 3Health News:Benefit of brachytherapy in patients with early-stage prostate cancer is still unclear 4Health News:Wounded Congresswoman Responds to Simple Commands 2Health News:Wounded Congresswoman Responds to Simple Commands 3Health News:Wounded Congresswoman Responds to Simple Commands 4
... SYSCAN3® Hospital Test Kit is a multi-well ELISA ... in a standard serology laboratory without the need ... specific antigen preparation from Candida albicans. Our SYSCAN3 ... the presence of antibodies to Candida in the ...
Immunodiffusion tests are used for the detecion of precipitating antibodies (primarily of the IgG and IgA classes) against antigens of C. albicans. The presence of precipitating antibodies indicates ...
... Health Record streamlines patient information management ... A flexible and easily customizable solution, ... financial benefits. HealthMatics EHR organizes communication ... and with outside practitioners. It also ...
... generation of advanced Electronic Medical Records (EMR) ... numerically codified medical vocabularies in the world. ... embedded in MedcomSoft Record, healthcare providers can ... and intuitive point and click system and ...
Medicine Products: