Those of you who have already tested you mitochondrial dna with Family Tree DNA should have received notification by now of a substantial price reduction to upgrade your mtDNA results.
(The full sequence mtDNA also appears to have been reduced).
The message says, in part:
A new price for the full mtDNA test will be introduced in November but until then we are offering our current customers a promotional price through October 31st, 2009:
$179 (was $410) for those who have already tested up to HVR2 (the order item is HVR2 to MEGA)
$199 (was $420) for those who have already tested HVR1 (the order item is HVR1 to MEGA)
Log in to you personal page at www.familytreedna.com
Click "Special Offers"
Select "mtHVR1toMega or mtHVR2toMEGA from the dropdown order list
Click "Continue" to proceed to the payment screen and complete your order
Orders need to placed and paid for by the end of the day, October 31st, 2009.
Depending upon the time that it takes to process these upgrade orders using our new hardware, we may experience a back order or lag time in November. If this occurs we expect to resolve the backlog in December, so to avoid any delay in attaining your results please place your order early in this sales cycle.