Y Chromosome Testing

Y Chromosome TestA Y chromosome test is used to verify a biological family relationship when a male’s alleged father is unavailable for a DNA paternity test. A son inherits his Y chromosome from his father, and the chromosome does not change from father to son.

The Y chromosome is said to mutate once every 10,000 years  Hence, a male’s Y chromosome can be tested and compared to check whether the test participants are biologically related through the paternal family line.

If the males in question are related, their Y chromosome will be identical.

Please note, while a Y chromosome test can demonstrate that two males are paternally related, it cannot determine the nature of the relationship such as whether they are father or son, grandfather or grandson, uncle or nephew, etc.

To learn more about DNA testing from an independent source, please see this Wikipedia article or this The International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) Wiki page

Why Use AlphaBiolabs for your Y chromosome test

  • A Y chromosome test is for your peace of mind
  • Winner of the Queens Award for Enterprise in Innovation 2016
  • 100% Confidential Service
  • Next working day Y chromosome test results (The UK’s fastest results)
  • All Y chromosome test kits sent using discreet packaging
  • All reports are emailed back and password protected for security

We perform Y chromosome testing using 24 markers, utilising the very latest DNA technology to ensure the reliability and accuracy of our genetic testing.

How to buy your Y chromosome test

Our Y chromosome test costs from £238.80 and you can buy securely online by clicking the button below.


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