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DNA segment

In genetic genealogy, a DNA segment is a length of DNA on either an autosomal DNA chromosome or the X-chromosome that is shared between two or more people.

DNA segments can be evaluated in terms of length and base pairs (SNPs) compared to determine their significance level.

References & Suggested Reading: Genealogy Stack Exchange – What is the meaning of Shared Segments in the DNA?

2017-10-05T13:26:00+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: Compendium|