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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Using Your Personal DNA Test - 23andMe

personal genome service

get to know your dna. all it takes is a little bit of spit

Here's what you do:

Step 1

1. Order a kit from our online store.

Step 2

2. Claim your kit, spit into the tube, and send it to the lab.

Step 3

3. Our CLIA-certified lab analyzes your DNA in 6-8 weeks.

Step 4

4. Log in and start exploring your genome.

Frequently Asked Questions

Genetics 101

23andMe provides a collection of education materials to guide you on your personal journey of genetic discovery. Explore our learning resources and discover the world of genetics!

what are genes?
Watch an animated guide to your genes, SNPs, phenotype, and more.
Click here to begin!
human prehistory: prologue
Follow the path of human prehistory through the fossil record, genetics, and archaeological discoveries.
Click here to begin!
Visit Genetics 101 »

Our Technology and Standards

23andMe is a retail DNA testing service providing information and tools for consumers to learn about and explore their DNA. We utilize the Illumina Infinium HumanHap550-Quad+ HD Bead Research Use Only Chip which has been customized for use in all of our products and services by 23andMe. All of the laboratory testing for 23andMe is done in a CLIA-certified laboratory.

Technical Papers and Standards

Your Privacy and Security

Your personalized 23andMe web account provides secure and easy access to your information, with multiple levels of encryption and security protocols protecting your personal information.

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) is U.S. federal legislation that protects Americans from discrimination (in health insurance and employment decisions) on the basis of genetic information. Click here to learn about how GINA protects your genetic privacy.

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