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  • Learn what percent of your DNA is from populations around the world
  • Contact your DNA relatives across continents or across the street
  • Build your family tree and enhance your experience with relatives
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Find out what percent of your DNA comes from populations around the world, ranging from East Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, and more. Break European ancestry down into distinct regions such as the British Isles, Scandinavia and Italy. People with mixed ancestry, African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans will also get a detailed breakdown.

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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 authorized from getting access to this information. Our internal code of conduct adds additional privacy protection. See our Privacy Policy for more information.

Our technology and standards.

23andMe is a DNA analysis 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. The selection was made to maximize the number of ancestry features available to customers as well as offer flexibility for future research.

All of the laboratory testing for 23andMe is done in a CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited laboratory in the United States.

23andMe custom Illumina Bead Chip

Advances in genetics that get people talking.

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

  • FOX Business
  • 23andMe CEO on Teaming Up to Fight Parkinson's

    January 2015

    We have the ability to do research broadly.

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  • SFGate
  • Your Genes May Be to Blame For Your Motion Sickness, 23andMe Says

    January 2015

    Conducted the first genome-wide association study on motion sickness in almost 80,500 people in its database.

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  • Techonomy
  • Are 23andMe Customers Suckers or Empowered Consumers?

    January 2015

    23andMe data may help drug companies better target their trials toward patients whose genetics make them more likely to do well on a drug, or less likely to suffer adverse reactions.

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  • Fast Company
  • The Genetic Ancestry of the United States, According to 23andMe

    December 2014

    Now for the first time, a large-scale study published using genetic data voluntarily submitted to biotechnology company 23andMe sheds light into the ancestry of three groups.

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  • New York Times
  • White? Black? A Murky Distinction Grows Still Murkier

    December 2014

    A team of scientists published the biggest genetic profile of the United States to date, based on a study of 160,000 people.

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