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Which Test is Best for You

Deciding on the right test depends on what genealogical information you are wanting to explore and which genetic sex you are.  

The following are only brief descriptions of each test.  

Family Finder (autosomal DNA test)

Family Finder (autosomal DNA test) + myDNA Wellness

  • Can be taken by both genetic females and males. 
  • Traces all of your ancestral lines.
  • Provides you with a comprehensive breakdown of your ancestry. 
  • Matches you with autosomal DNA relatives in our database. 
  • Provides insights related to your health and wellness—all based on your DNA. 
  • Gives you access to the myDNA Unlocked app that includes a 30-day free membership to DNA-powered meal and workout plan. 
  • Click here to see everything you get with Family Finder + myDNA Wellness.  

mtFull Sequence (mtDNA Test)

  • Can be taken by both genetic females and males. 
  • Traces your direct maternal line. 
  • Matches you with mtDNA relatives in our database. 
  • Provides you with your mtDNA Haplogroup and the migration path of your maternal line ancestors. 
  • Shows your placement on the world’s largest mtDNA haplotree. 
  • Click here to see everything you get with the mtFullSeuence test. 

Y-DNA Tests

  • Can only be taken by genetic males. Learn more 
  • Traces your direct paternal line. 
  • Matches you with Y-DNA relatives in our database. 
  • We offer three Y-DNA tests.

Big Y-700 

  • Tests 700 STR markers.
  • Includes SNP matches. With SNP matching, you can compare where you and other families fit on the family tree of mankind.
  • Sequences 500K+ known SNPs on the Y chromosome to help you identify your family’s unique Y-chromosome mutations.
  • Provides a confirmed Y-DNA haplogroup. 
  • Updates over time as more evidence is available.

Y-111

  • Tests 111 STR markers.
  • Compares 111 STR markers between you and your matches.
  • Provides a predicted Y-DNA haplogroup.

Y-37

  • Tests 37 STR markers.
  • Compares 37 STR markers between you and your matches.
  • Provides a predicted Y-DNA haplogroup. 

Click here to learn more about what you get with the different Y-DNA tests.

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