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RedBlazedNugguts
08-27-2017, 11:12 PM
And the haplogroup they belong to?

deadly77
08-28-2017, 12:26 AM
And the haplogroup they belong to?

We don't have a comprehensive list because the raw data that LivingDNA currently provides is only a list of the YSNPs tested positive for. It doesn't include the negative or no calls.

ArmandoR1b
08-28-2017, 03:52 AM
LivingDNA, NatGeo Geno 2.0, and 23andme are not good for Y-DNA testing since they all test such a limited number of SNPs. Out of those 3 only 23andme is fully transparent by including the Y-DNA position, genotype, and rsid of the positive and negative SNPs in the raw data download from their site. Therefore, 23andme v5 is better than LivingDNA and NatGeo Geno 2.0 for Y-DNA SNP testing. I bring those three tests up because of your thread at http://www.anthrogenica.com/showthread.php?11757-Compare-your-Livingdna-YDNA-haplogroup-with-23andme-Ftdna-and-Geno-2-0

If you notice in that thread, FTDNA, Yseq, and FGC have much better tests that are more economical in the long run when you do a price per SNP comparison on getting the furthest possible downstream SNP. The amount of SNP testing that you get with a 12 marker STR test and BigY while BigY is on sale is the best that you can get.

08-28-2017, 10:09 AM
When I asked about my own R-Z283 subclade, and if I was positive anything downstream, their answer was this:-
As suppose this should only really be of interest to testers who already know they are R1a

Thank you for your enquiry.

We test for 18 markers "under" R-Z283. They are as follows:
M458/PF6241
L260/S222
Z280
S204/Z91
CTS8557/Z661
CTS91/S344/Z660
S205/Z92
CTS1211/S3357
P278/P278.1/P278.2
P278/P278.1/P278.2
CTS3402/S3361/V2670
L365/S468
S443/Z289
S221/Z284
L448/S200
S223/Z287
S345/Z288
S342/Z88

So it seems that I am actually "R-Z283*"
ftdna also confirmed this with ra1 Backbone test, doing the Big Y to see which maybe private snps downstream I may get (maybe a new branch on the R-Z283, who knows)

Amerijoe
08-28-2017, 12:23 PM
[[email protected];279726]When I asked about my own R-Z283 subclade, and if I was positive anything downstream, their answer was this:-
As suppose this should only really be of interest to testers who already know they are R1a***

Thank you for your enquiry.

We test for 18 markers "under" R-Z283. They are as follows:
M458/PF6241
L260/S222
Z280
S204/Z91
CTS8557/Z661
CTS91/S344/Z660
S205/Z92
CTS1211/S3357
P278/P278.1/P278.2
P278/P278.1/P278.2
CTS3402/S3361/V2670
L365/S468
S443/Z289
S221/Z284
L448/S200
S223/Z287
S345/Z288
S342/Z88

So it seems that I am actually "R-Z283*"
ftdna also confirmed this with ra1 Backbone test, doing the Big Y to see which maybe private snps downstream I may get (maybe a new branch on the R-Z283, who knows)[/QUOTE

Being on a different R1a branch, I'm negative for the above listed snps. Livingdna has my ydna haplogroup at Z93. Tribecode, sorry to see is inactive, had the overall deepest penetration when it came to ydna testing of all tested companies. They placed me at Z2123 which is four subclades deeper than Livingdna. Maybe Livingdna should make them an offer on their test protocol?

Sassoneg
08-28-2017, 03:58 PM
They test many redundant SNPs upstream of the major haplogroups. For example, they test many SNPs for I and I1. I compared by using my Ancestry.com file.

Living DNA and Ancestry get about the same Y results, and 23amdMe v4 as well. I don't know about the new 23 V5 chip.

LivingDNA boasts 20,000 YSNP locations but get the same results as Ancestry.com 1,691 locations.

DillonResearcher
08-28-2017, 07:42 PM
I emailed LivingDNA recently asking which Y-SNPs they test and was told that they do not provide a list of those tested

deadly77
08-29-2017, 05:38 AM
I emailed LivingDNA recently asking which Y-SNPs they test and was told that they do not provide a list of those tested

They will provide more details if you ask more specifically under a certain haplogroup. For example, they told me they test for approximately 140 markers under I-M253, and then gave me specifics for which markers they test under I-Z140. Also see sgdavies post above regarding R1a.