African American DNA Research Forum
Re: HAPLOGROUP MATCHES
In Response To: Re: HAPLOGROUP MATCHES ()
Here's something else I found on the difference between HVR1 and HVR2. I think this is part of a FAQ for FTDNA
This is very hard to estimate, because of the variable mutation rates in different parts of the mtDNA molecule. FTDNA gives 52 generations as the median -- that is, 50% of people who match in HVR1 would find their common ancestor in 52 generations or less, while the other 50% would have to keep on looking.
36. If the HVR-2 panel matches as well, what's the approximate TMRCA?
FTDNA gives the median number as 28 generations.