NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Ancestry.com announced last week that it has genotyped 400,000 members since launching its array-based autosomal DNA testing service, AncestryDNA, two years ago. The Provo, Utah-based online genealogy company most recently provided an update on the service in February, when it said it had genotyped 300,000 customers to date.

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