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Synonyms for autosome

any chromosome that is not a sex chromosome

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Two days later he called to say that, from matching my autosomal DNA against data from multiple populations he could determine I was 100 percent Jewish.
In order to achieve 100% discrimination for breed identification, autosomal DNA markers are ultimately needed in the future.
The type of DNA with this inheritance pattern is present on the non-sex chromosomes and is called autosomal DNA.
Users can identify the deep ancestral origins of their direct paternal line (Y-DNA), of their direct maternal line (mtDNA), find relatives across all lines via autosomal DNA (Family Finder), receive a percentage breakdown of their ethnic roots and confirm or disprove whether someone is a close relative.
The exciting thing about autosomal DNA testing for genealogical purposes is that this type of testing can identify cousins that you have not previously known about.
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