AuthorBettinger, Blaine T., author.
TitleThe family tree guide to DNA testing and genetic genealogy / Blaine T. Bettinger.
EditionFirst edition.
PublishedCincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, [2016]
Description239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 225-227) and index.
Formatted NoteContents: Part one: Getting started -- Genetic genealogy basics -- Common misconceptions -- Ethics and genetic genealogy -- Part two: Selecting a test -- Mitochondrial-DNA (mtDNA) testing -- Y-chromosome (Y-DNA) testing -- Autosomal-DNA (atDNA) testing -- X-chromosomal (X-DNA) testing -- Part three: Analyzing and applying test results -- Third-party autosomal-DNA tools -- Ethnicity estimates -- Analyzing complex questions with DNA -- Genetic testing for adoptees -- The future of genetic genealogy.
Summary NoteSummary: A plain-English guide that explains the how and why of genealogy DNA testing. Bettinger gives you advice on choosing the right test to answer your specific genealogy questions, and helps you demystify and interpret the test results. He also discusses the ethics and future of genetic genealogy, and how adoptees can benefit from it.
SubjectsDNA -- Analysis.
DNA -- Analysis.
Genetic genealogy.
Genetic genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
REFERENCE / Genealogy & Heraldry.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics.
Other TitlesGuide to DNA testing and genetic genealogy
DNA testing and genetic genealogy
LC Card Number2017-276547
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: CS 21 B565 2016
CA-1902768: LC class, open stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 65940]