Y- CHROMOSOME TEST: Male Lineage Testing

Male Lineage Testing

We offer Male Lineage Testing in Nigeria at Lynx DNA Laboratories with DNA Test Centres spread across Lagos, Calabar, Benin, Port Harcourt, Aba among other states.

Male Lineage Testing can indirectly tell you whether or not a child is related to the alleged father’s brother(s) and other male relatives who share a common ‘paternal’ line. It is often more useful in disproving a relationship.

What is Male Lineage Test?

Avuncular DNA test determines if a person is biologically related to a sibling of the father in dispute. This is a good option when the father is not available for testing, and the only relative available is a single sibling (brother or sister) of the father.

When Can Male Lineage Test Be Done?

Avuncular DNA testing examines specific genetic markers that relate to the aunt-uncle relationship. It analyzes the genetic markers to determine the statistical probability that an individual is the biological aunt or uncle of a child or adult.

Avuncular DNA test can work by testing samples from uncle or aunty. But, it is more accurate if the mother’s DNA sample is also tested.

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How Does Male Lineage Test Work?

Male Lineage Test specifically looks at the Y chromosome, which is present only in males. It useful in determining relatedness through male lineage.

It can be used to determine if potential male cousins are true cousins, so far their fathers are brothers who share same father.

Where to Do Male Lineage Test in Nigeria?

Lynx Labs offers Male Lineage Test among other DNA Test services in various centres that are present in states in all geo-political zones in Nigeria.

Here is a list of our Male Lineage Test centres in Nigeria.

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