Direct to Consumer (DTC) genetic test are very popular today. They make a perfect gift for your relatives on Christmas or Thanksgiving and give you insight about your family ancestry. But did you know that you can get more of your genetic test?  Genomapp is an app where you can upload your DNA raw data to obtain additional health related information. To achieve its goal, Genomapp crosses your raw data file with reliable scientific sources. The result is a set of seven reports (4 of them are free) that can be purchased separately or as a bundle. Complex Diseases Inherited Conditions Methylation Pharmacological Response TraitsRead More

Did you know that analyzing your DNA raw data with Genomapp’s app gives you access to four free reports? Genomapp is an information retrieval tool that crosses your raw data file with reliable scientific sources. If you have your DNA tested by Ancestry DNA, 23andMe, MyHeritage or other major DNA kits vendors now you can get more information thanks to Genomapp. You just have to upload your DNA raw data to get access to 4 FREE reports. The free reports include: Methylation. Conditions related to genes that play a role in methylation mechanisms like folate or homocysteine metabolism Observable Signs. Observable physical signs or symptomsRead More

When a customer purchases a DTC genetic test, in addition to personalized result files from the genetic provider company, she/he has normally access to a file that contains the analysis of her/his DNA. In other words, customer’s A’s, C’s, G’s and T’s in the evaluated DNA positions.  That is why is called raw data format, because this type of file needs to be processed in order to extract meaningful information. Raw data files are usually in a human readable format, text format, where each row represents: a DNA position (also called DNA marker) with the information about the marker name, that typically is a standardRead More

A DTC genetic test is a genetic test that consumers can buy online or in stores and does not require a physician’s order. They are also known as direct-to-consumer genetic tests, at-home genetic testing, home DNA testing or direct-access genetic testing. Consumers send the company a DNA sample, typically DNA derived from saliva, and after being analyzed, they can see the results in the provider’s website or in a written report. In the analysis, hundreds of thousands positions in the genome are measured to provide individualized reports. Companies look at a set of sites in human genome that commonly differ between individuals, known as SNPsRead More