Basic Genealogy, Part Eleven: Introduction to Using DNA for Genealogy

Watch as Bill Eddleman, associate director of the Cape Girardeau Research Center, discusses the structure and function of DNA; different types of DNA—Y-DNA, mitochondrial, and autosomal—and when they are useful for different questions. Eddleman also provides information about testing and companies and the basics on how to use the data once you have results.

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Music: "Summer" by Yakov Golman, courtesy Free Music Archive.

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