23andMe is a privately held personal genomics and biotechnology company based in Mountain View, California. The company is named for the 23 pairs of chromosomes in a normal human cell.
Deciphering the human genome is the most exciting scientific discovery of our lifetime. A secret code in each of us! There is spectacular human diversity in the world and we celebrate and embrace it. We want to empower everyone to understand the genome and what it means for each of us. We believe anyone — yes, anyone — can learn about and understand their DNA. We want to bring innovative research and products to both scientists and consumers that make them as excited about their DNA story as we are!
Find out what your DNA says about your health and future. Discover where your DNA is from out of 31 populations worldwide. Learn how your genes play a role in your well-being and lifestyle choices. Learn how your genetics can influence your risk for certain diseases. Learn how your genetics influence your facial features, tastes, smells, and other traits. Find out if you are a carrier for certain inherited diseases.
Your DNA comes from all of your ancestors. In your DNA, we can find genetic traces of where your ancestors lived throughout history.
You also share DNA with people around the world today. You can choose to connect with them through our DNA Relative database. You can continue to find new relatives as our database of more than one million customers grows over time.