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DNA This & That

April 7, 2020

So, got my results back from 23 & Me. I really like that it has a better breakdown over Ancestry.com. I have more of a handle on my English/Irish ancestry, but less about the others. Here’s a long post about it!

Also, a weird fact – You have 1 Neanderthal variant associated with a reduced tendency to sneeze after eating dark chocolate

European: 92.6%

Northwestern European (70.5%)
Southern European (22.1%)
 
Western Asian & North African (3.4%)
Northern West Asian (1.4%)
Arab, Egyptian, & Levantine (0.6%)
Broadly Western Asian & North African (1.4%)
 
Further breakdown:
 

European

Northern European (96.2%)

British/Irish (31.7%)

1. Greater London

2. Glasgow City
3. Greater Manchester
4. West Midlands
5. Lancashire (known for their pigs!)
6. Kent
7. Merseyside
8. Staffordshire
9. West Yorkshire
10. City of Bristol
 French/German (25.5%)
1. Germany: North Rhine-Westphalia, Bavaria, Thuringia
2. Switzerland
3. France
Scandinavian (.09%)
         Broadly Northwestern European (12.4%)
 
 
Southern European (22.1%)
Italy (15.4%)
1. Sicily
2. Calabria
3. Campania
4. Abruzzo
5. Molise
Spain/Portugal (1.2%)
Broadly Southern European (5.5%)

 

Broadly European (3.6%)

Western Asian & North African (3.4%)

Northern West Asian (1.4%)
Anatolian (0.6%)
Broadly Northern West Asian (0.8%)
 
Arab, Egyptian, & Levantine (0.6%)
Egyptian (0.6%)
 
Broadly Western Asian & North African (1.4%)

 

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