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NCJ Number: NCJ 241117     Find in a Library
Title: Analysis of 49 Autosomal SNPs in an Iraqi Population
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Author(s): Carmen Tomas ; Isabel E. Diez ; Enrique Moncada ; Claus Borsting ; Niels Morling
  Journal: Forensic Science International: Genetics  Volume:7  Issue:1  Dated:January 2013  Pages:198 to 199
Date Published: 01/2013
Page Count: 2
  Annotation: Forty-nine of the 52 autosomal single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the SNPforID 52plex were typed in 101 unrelated Iraqis living in Denmark.
Abstract: No significant deviation from HWE was found in all but 1 of the 49 SNP systems and no significant pairwise linkage disequilibrium was observed for any SNP pair. When 18 worldwide populations were compared (including populations in Iraq, Turkey, Israel, Pakistan, India, China, Taiwan, Japan, Siberia, Algeria, Somalia, Uganda, Mozambique, Angola, Nigeria, Denmark, Portugal, Spain), a significant global F(ST) value was obtained. All but six F(ST) values were statistically significant when pairwise comparisons were performed between the 18 populations. The Iraqi population did not show significant difference from the population in Turkey and it grouped together with other Middle-Eastern populations when a multidimensional scaling plot was drawn based on the pairwise F(ST) values. The combined mean match probability and the typical paternity index for trios were 8.3×10(-20) and 259,000, respectively, for the Iraqi population. (Publisher Abstract)
Main Term(s): Forensics/Forensic Sciences
Index Term(s): Victim identification ; Suspect identification ; Comparative analysis ; Investigative techniques ; DNA fingerprinting ; Foreign criminal justice research ; Parentage determination ; Denmark ; Middle East ; Iraq
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Type: Report (Study/Research)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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