How it Works
How it Works
Key Features of Paternal Lineage Test
- Easy-To-Use Test Kit
Our Paternal Lineage test is an extremely accurate test that helps you to discover your true ancestral roots. All of our tests meet international testing standards and guarantee maximum accuracy.
Our DNA testing kit will contain all you require to perform the test. We will send you oral swabs to rub on the inside of your mouth in order to collect cheek cells; hence, you will not need to go through painful blood sampling. All our kits contain comprehensive instructions. You can see online how easy it is to collect your DNA Samples.
Results will be issued within 4-5 weeks from receipt of your samples at the laboratory. These are sent to you by email unless otherwise requested (additional charges may apply).
All home tests are performed by an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory which has performed over 250,000 DNA tests to date. You can, therefore, rest assured that your test is being performed under the strictest of guidelines.
Paternal ancestral origins DNA testing
The paternal lineage test allows you to trace the history of your father’s side of the family dating back to thousands of years. The science behind this kind of test is based on the fact that sons will inherit their Y chromosome from their father in a relatively unchanged state. Therefore the genetic profile of the Y chromosome found in the father is likely to be identical to that of his sons, setting up a process of genetic transmission whereby the same DNA profile will be transmitted for thousands of generations.
This test is based on the analysis of specific sections on the Y chromosome, called short tandem repeats. During the testing process, the particular genetic profiles found in these STRs in your Y chromosome will be compared to established groups of people, called haplogroups, with similar genetic profiles. Modern science combined with history has established the existence of the geographical origins of these haplogroups, dating back to thousands of years, as well as their main movements to various areas of the globe. The paternal lineage test will enable you to establish to which haplogroup you belong.
Click here to read A Beginner’s Guide to DNA Ancestry Testing which compares the different types of ancestry DNA tests we offer.
The Y chromosome and your paternal ancestry
If you are female and you want to find out about your paternal ancestry, you can ask your brother, father, or other relative along the same paternal line to take the test. Results will be available by email within 4 to 5 weeks from the receipt of the samples at the laboratory. As a special package, we are offering a Dual Lineage Test (maternal and paternal) for the discounted price of $275. Please note the duo lineage test is only available for male test participants.
What do you get when you order a paternal lineage test?
- Your haplogroup designation and a haplogroup description page;
- A personalised map depicting your ancestors’ journey and where they initially settled in the ancient world;
- Your Y-STR profile (raw data);
- Facts about your haplogroup, including which parts of the world you can find your “genetic cousins” and famous people who share the same haplogroup as you do.
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