Who is the better option for DNA: siblings or father and son? #dna


Herbert Lazerow
 

    If the sought relatives are on the father's side, father and son are better because father will provide almost twice the dna sought than both sons, given that he is a generation closer to the source..
    If all three are available, having the three is better than having only two.  No son will have more of father's dna than father had, but if you have all three tested, you can probably reconstruct mother's dna from the three tests.  Any dna that either son has that does not match father's must have come from mother. Because we receive a RANDOM half of our dna from each parent, mother's dna is unlikely to be complete, but good enough for many purposes.
Bert
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Herbert Lazerow
Professor of Law, University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park, San Diego CA 92110 U.S.A.
(619)260-4597 office, (858)453-2388 cell, lazer@...
Author: Mastering Art Law (2d ed. Carolina Academic Press 2020)

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Herbert Lazerow
Professor of Law, University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park, San Diego CA 92110
lazer@...
Author: Mastering Art Law (Carolina Academic Press, 2d ed. 2020)

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