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Genetic genealogy in practice

"Genetic Genealogy in Practice covers the basic knowledge needed to apply DNA evidence to genealogical questions and then reinforces this foundation with practical applications. Each chapter ends with exercises that include real problems that researchers encounter. Answers allow complex concepts to be reviewed and mastered. As well as covering the basics of DNA testing for family history research problems, Genetic Genealogy in Practice includes discussions of ethical issues, genealogical standards, and tips on how to incorporate genetic evidence into a written conclusion. Researchers of all levels will gain a better understanding of genetic genealogy from this book."--Page 4 of cover
Print Book, English, 2016
National Genealogical Society, Arlington, VA, 2016
vii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
9781935815228, 1935815229
Basic genetics
Genetic genealogy, standards, and ethics
Genealogical applications for Y-DNA
Genealogical applications for mtDNA
Genealogical applications for atDNA
Genealogical applications for X-DNA
Incorporating DNA testing in a family study
Incorporating DNA evidence in a written conclusion
Appendix A: Charts for exercises
Appendix B: Glossary
Appendix C: Reading and source list
Appendix D: Chapter exercise answers