Ancestry-informative marker

Bauchet European clusters, Cluster 2 - Wikipedia
Bauchet European clusters, Cluster 2 – Wikipedia

An ancestry-informative marker is an autosomal DNA SNP or an X-chromosome DNA SNP that is geographically restricted in its frequency. Most such genetic markers have a frequency of 0.4% of the population.

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