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Backmutations or recombination may occasionally reverse SNPs that earlier generations may have carried.It is a goal of this project to include all the mutations that have occurred in each block, and not just a lead SNP.
The results of subsequent testing may force some SNPs/INDELs to be repositioned further upstream.This is particularly true for mutations found by the Full Genomes and 1k G tests which look at regions of the Y chromosome not tested by the Big Y.The table below is a summary of the men included on the tree.NGS tests may not test every position for every man and assumptions have to be made to fill in the gaps.The need for consistency will often force a certain choice.Although these tests are useful tests for determining one's position on the tree, men who have taken only these tests will not be included at this time.
The tree is structured in terms of blocks of (phylogenetically) equivalent SNPs and INDELs.
The basic concept was proven, but it was rough - it didn’t work on mobile, it was clunky to use, and its usefulness was limited to a relatively small number of dedicated people.
We felt like there was so much more potential there - if only we could dedicate all our time to it for 6 months, we were pretty sure we could build something that had a shot at making participatory decision-making truly accessible.
The order of the mutations within a block isn't known.
The set of mutations for any man on the tree is the sum of all of the mutations from all blocks he directly descends from.
If you wish to be included in this project, you must complete one of these NGS tests.