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Tests for both men and women : mtDNA

Tests for both men and women : mtDNA

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The specific attributes of the mtDNA
 
Mitochondrial-DNA (mtDNA) is located outside of the chromosomes in the mitochondria.  mtDNA is passed from a mother to her children. For this reason all children from one woman have the same mtDNA.

The children of the daughters of this woman have the same mtDNA and so on. Note m
en do not pass mtDNA onto their children.
  • Analysing the Mitochondrial-DNA (mtDNA) enables you to ascertain your personal family history on the maternal line.
  • Both men and women may take this test.
  • It traces the direct maternal line without influence from other lines.

 

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