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Old 06-24-2016, 01:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Trinopus

(Also, the mother is the most significant relevant contributor, with aunts and uncles being only a quarter as relevant, with further halving at ever further distance along the family tree.)
No, because the father's genes are just as significant. Just because they aren't expressed in him doesn't mean they aren't there.

Looking at paternal relatives is just about trying to guess at what genes the father passed on. An aunt passed absolutely no genes to her niece.
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