For your DNA TESTING and GENEALOGY needs, we recommend:
Family Tree DNA
Family Tree DNA offers the largest selection of DNA tests for genealogical purposes, including up to 111 STRs for the Y chromosome, the only complete mitochondrial genome sequence (FGS) for genealogists, autosomal DNA Family Finder test to discover cousins on all of your family lines, etc. They also partner with the National Geographic's Genographic Project to unravel the history of the human family through DNA. Nine out of ten genealogists select Family Tree DNA as their testing company. To further browse the products at FTDNA or to place an order, click on the link below.
23andMe offers a comprehensive autosomal test that focuses on medical predispositions and physical traits. This test also includes markers that are helpful in genealogy and ancestry, but they don't offer actual Y chromosome STR and mitochondrial DNA haplotypes for matching purposes or to query other online databases. To order their test, click the image below.
Ancestry.com offers free and subscription-based services to the world largest genealogical resources. They are currently in the Beta stage of their autosomal DNA product which utilizes the resources of the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation (SMGF), and they are still offering 46 marker YDNA tests and mtDNA testing of the Hypervariable Regions (HVRI, HVRII, and HVRIII). To find out more, click on their link below.
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