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23andMe review: getting a personal DNA report

* This post contains several updates on the current status of 23andMe project and my story as a customer, from making an order in September to receiving the report on February. Read on to get the whole story!

First, there’s a little intro to the whole thing. Have you heard of 23andMe (23andme.com)? Feel free to skip further if you have.

23andme.com is a privately held personal genomics and biotechnology company based in Mountain View, California that provides rapid genetic testing. The company is named for the 23 pairs of chromosomes in a normal human cell. The company provides health and ancestry DNA service that delivers you medical information based on a DNA sample that you send to the lab.

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