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Get to know you. Health and ancestry start here.

  • View reports on over 100 health conditions and traits
  • Find out about your inherited risk factors and how you might respond to certain medications
  • Discover your lineage and find DNA relatives

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What your DNA says about you.

Find out how your genetics relate to things like abnormal blood clotting, cystic fibrosis or response to certain medications. You can also see if your body metabolises caffeine quickly or if you’re likely lactose intolerant. We believe the more you know about your DNA, the more you know about yourself. Learn more →

Keep in mind that many conditions and traits are influenced by multiple factors. Our reports are intended for informational purposes only and do not diagnose disease or illness.

Because genetic information is hereditary, knowing something about your genetics also tells you something about those closely related to you. Your family may or may not want to know this information as well, and relationships with others can be affected by learning about your DNA.

Inherited Conditions

40+ reports

Find out if you are at risk for passing on an inherited condition.

Drug Response

10+ reports

Learn information about how your genetics might affect your response to certain medications.

Genetic Risk Factors

10+ reports

Understand your genetic risk factors. Change what you can, manage what you can't.


40+ reports

Explore your genetic traits for everything from lactose intolerance to male pattern baldness.

Learn about your privacy and security.

Your privacy and security.

At 23andMe, we're committed to maintaining the security and confidentiality of your personal information. We've put security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control. We use procedural, physical and electronic security methods designed to prevent people who aren't authorised from getting access to this information. Our internal code of conduct adds additional privacy protection. See our Privacy Policy for more information.

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Our technology and standards.

23andMe is a personalised DNA service providing information and tools for individuals to learn about and explore their DNA. We use the Illumina HumanOmniExpress-24 format chip (shown here). Our chip consists of a fully custom panel of probes for detecting genetic variations selected by our researchers. The selection was made to maximise the number of health and ancestry features available to you, as well as offer flexibility for future research.

All of the laboratory testing for 23andMe is done in a CLIA-certified (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments), CAP-accredited (College of American Pathologists) laboratory in the United States.

Advances in genetics that get people talking.

We're changing the way the world sees genetics. Read how the media is talking about 23andMe.

  • The Extraction Process

    February 2015

    23andMe's Anne Wojcicki wants you to know the health risks hidden in your DNA.

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  • fast company
  • Inside 23andMe founder Anne Wojcicki’s DNA Revolution

    October 2013

    The $126 million genetic-testing company can tell you how to live smarter, better and longer...more

  • today show
  • Making Genetics Mainstream

    August 2013

    For NBC News Chief Medical Editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman, having a "boring genome" is a good problem to have. Snyderman revealed a snapshot of her genetic code on TODAY Wednesday, after having two types of genetic testing...more

  • forbes
  • The Quantified Self and The Most Perfect Gift in the Universe

    August 2013

    From birthdays to holidays, I've always struggled with picking the "perfect" gift. And I've run the gamut from over-thought goofy ideas to default gift certificates. But there's one that has caught my attention and I think it's simply perfect...more

  • the guardian
  • Know your genome: what we can all gain from personal genetics

    March 2013

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  • cnn
  • 23andMe and Search Angel Reunite Mother and Son

    February 2013

    Tim was seven years old when he was informed that he had been adopted at birth. His adoptive parents were getting a divorce and they felt that this was as good a time as any to reveal this to him...more