The DNA-Explorer test tells you the origin of all your ancestors presented on a map of the world. You discover the regions from which you descend, each shown as a percentage. The result reveals the composition of your regions of origin.
The DNA-Explorer test can also help you find relatives, regardless of how you are related with each other. Your online result includes the email addresses of relatives, allowing you to communicate quickly and easily.
Your results are sent as a certificate and as an online access. You can view excerpts of example results here.
If you order and pay for a test set for somebody else online, the address of the other person under “Comments”. We will then send the collection kit to the address of this person. You can also place your order by phone or e-mail.
No. A Mucus Sample suffices to get a sample of your DNA. Taking the sample is simple and painless and can be done at home. The sampling kit contains detailed instructions.
You have the possibility of searching for other relatives for an entire lifetime. New matches with your profile are investigated in the scope of each new test, this means that the number of your "genetic cousins" grow increasingly. Even your descendants will be able to benefit from this access and complete their family tree. Your right to online access will never be cancelled, unless you instruct otherwise.
A DNA genealogy test can be helpful even for experienced genealogists. Church records and other documents used for researching family trees were not always accurate and complete when issued. There are numerous cases in which wars, unrest or natural disasters have led to the destruction of such records. In earlier times, documents of this nature were not even compiled and it used to be impossible to trace family relationships this far back. It is precisely here that a DNA genealogy test can be helpful. By comparing different people you can check their relationships. This enables you to join together different branches of your family tree and confirm or disprove speculations and family legends as well as reach back into centuries from which no written records have survived with your research.
No. Your unique saliva sample is sufficient for a DNA genealogy test. By comparing your DNA profile with the profiles of every other person on our database, you will find out who you share ancestors with.