23andMe Export

I was pleasantly surprised today when I logged into my 23andMe account today to check something and I found a new option to export all my data. It’s about 5 megs in size compressed, and is in a tab delimited format. Here are the first 30 or so lines of my data file:

# This data file generated by 23andMe at: Wed Jan 23 09:48:03 2008
#
# Below is a text version of your data. Fields are TAB-separated
# Each line corresponds to a single SNP.  For each SNP, we provide its identifier
# (an rsid or an internal id), its location on the reference human genome, and the
# genotype call oriented with respect to the plus strand on the human reference
# sequence.  We are using reference human assembly build 36.  Note that it is possible
# that data downloaded at different times may be different due to ongoing improvements
# in our ability to call genotypes.
#
# More information on reference human assembly build 36:
# http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/projects/mapview/map_search.cgi?taxid=9606&build=36
#
# rsid	chromosome	position	genotype
rs3094315	1	742429	AG
rs12562034	1	758311	GG
rs3934834	1	995669	CC
rs9442372	1	1008567	AG
rs3737728	1	1011278	AG
rs11260588	1	1011521	GG
rs6687776	1	1020428	CC
rs9651273	1	1021403	AA
rs4970405	1	1038818	AA
rs12726255	1	1039813	AA
rs11807848	1	1051029	CC

I also saw that 23andMe has launched a blog called the spittoon.

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Comments

  1. You can feed that data into
    Promethease to learn more about your genotypes.

  2. OK. That’s cool and all but it should have been in Atom 1.0 😛