Typing of 20 Y-chromosome STRs in the Italian population

Renato Biondo, Alessandra Caglià, Paola Asili, Giacomo D'Agostaro, Gregorio D'Agostino, Aldo Spinella

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The aim of the present study is to appraise the increase of the discrimination power of the Y-specific haplotype allowed by 20 STR markers in a sample of the Italian population. The set of Y STR markers analyzed includes the European "extended haplotype" DYS19, DYS385, DYS389I/II, DYS390, DYS391, DYS392, DYS393 and YCAII a/b and in addition the DYS437, DYS438, DYS439, DYS447, DYS448, DYS388, DYS426, DYS460 (Y-GATA-A7.1) and Y-H4 loci. © 2004 Published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd.
Original languageEnglish
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JournalForensic Science International
Issue numberSUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - 2 Dec 2004


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Genetics
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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