Maternal Lineage MtDNA Test

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Maternal Lineage MtDNA Test

Maternal Lineage MtDNA Test
£ 159.00


The ‘Maternal Lineage MtDNA Test’ from Home DNA Direct analyses your mtDNA. It reports on your maternal ancestry and helps you discover your female lineage.


  • Analyses HVR1, HVR2 & HVR3 mtDNA regions
  • Can be taken by males and females

What you’ll receive

You’ll receive a PDF certificate containing:

  • Your maternal haplogroup and the migratory path of your ancestors
  • Your haplogroup distribution by region and a list of famous people in your group

You’ll also receive a PDF guide containing:

  • An explanation of the test
  • The story of the human race and a timeline of human migration

In addition…

The maternal lineage test looks at a particular type of DNA – mitochondrial DNA. Mitochondrial DNA tends to have a very low mutation rate as it is passed down from one generation to another.

Results of the test

Results will reveal those aspects of your paternal ancestors that are encoded and hidden deep within your DNA. Results include:

  • Your maternal haplogroup designation and a haplogroup description page;
  • A personalised map depicting your maternal ancestors’ journey and where they initially settled in the ancient world;
  • Your mtDNA raw data, listing the differences between your sequence and that of the revised Cambridge Reference Sequence;
  • Facts about your maternal haplogroup, including which parts of the world you can find your “genetic cousins” and famous people who share the same haplogroup as you do.
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