A red background is used for men whose data has not yet been fully analyzed. His position on the tree is not yet final, and will in general be downstream of the current position. He may not be positive for all the SNPs/INDELs in the block he descends from.
Men whose NGS data have been fully analyzed are indicated with a grey background color.
Mutations written with a red background fall within a region of the Y chromosome, such as the palindromic region, which has left the position of the mutation ambiguous. The true mutation may be at the indicated position, or at any one of a number of alternate positions.