AncestryDNA Raw Data Interpretation | Genetic Genealogy Analysis
January 23, 2019

AncestryDNA Raw Data Interpretation

AncestryDNA Raw Data Interpretation | Genetic Genealogy Analysis

Sequencing.com is an online platform that helps people turn their genetic data into usable insights that can improve health outcomes. Sequencing.com does this by providing access to genetic applications in a DNA app store for DNA raw data interpretation.

About Our DNA App Store

The Sequencing.com DNA app store is a digital marketplace offering free and paid applications that interpret genetic data. There are nine categories of apps including health, ancestry, nutrition, fitness, beauty, lifestyle, children, bioinformatics, and clothing. Your AncestryDNA raw data is compatible with apps in all categories.


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But What is AncestryDNA Raw Data Interpretation?

DNA raw data Interpretation is the act of analyzing and interpreting genetic information stored in a raw DNA file. You can do this with any of the apps in our store, but a great place to start is with Data Viewer, which is a free app that can begin to show you how DNA is interrupted. With this app, you will be able to see all gene variants, and if you wish, you can upgrade to explore the association between your genetic data and diseases, conditions, traits, and medication reactions.

 

So Where Do I Get My AncestryDNA Raw Data?

The easiest way to use your AncestryDNA raw data with Sequencing.com is to import it. We offer numerous options to import your data, and in fact, we have built a specific import function to help you import your AncestryDNA data. The import process that is accessed from our upload page on the right side of the page.

We also offer the option to upload your data manually. If you want to upload your data, you will first need to download your data from Ancestry.com.

 

Steps To Download AncesetryDNA Raw Data

  1. Sign-in to your AncestryDNA account.

  2. Click on 'Settings' on the right near the top of the page.

  3. Click the ‘Download your raw DNA data’ button.

  4. Enter your AncestryDNA password and click the checkbox.

  5. This will trigger an email that will be sent to your AncestryDNA email address, which will include a link to confirm download of the DNA data.

  6. Open the email from AncestryDNA and click the ‘Confirm data download’ button in the email.

  7. On this download page click the 'Download Raw DNA Data' button.

  8. Your AncestryDNA data file will then download to your computer.

 

Steps To Upload AncesetryDNA Raw Data

  1. Go to the Upload Center at Sequencing.com

  2. Choose the upload option under 'Upload from My Computer' and select the AncestryDNA file that was recently downloaded to your computer.

  3. Click Upload.

    1. Your AncestryDNA file will be securely uploaded to your Sequencing.com account.

    2. It may take up to 15 minutes before your file appears in your account.

What Do I Do Next?

Like we were saying, starting with Data Viewer is a great place. However, some people can be confused by the in-depth results. If you fall into that category, the best thing to do is make use of the Genetic Counseling app. This app, which is made by DNAFeed, connects you to a genetic counselor to chat about your DNA results.

Powered by Sequencing.com's Universal Data Compatibility, the app works with genetic data from any company or laboratory including 23andMe, Ancestry, Dante Labs, MyHeritage, Living DNA, Vitagene, Helix, exome sequencing, whole genome sequencing and many more.

Once uploaded, the data is compared against databases of science research and artificial intelligence (AI) is utilized to understand the data. If that does not sound amazing enough, the best part is you will get to chat with a trained professional who can answer all of your DNA questions


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