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NCJ Number: 229906 Find in a Library
Title: Characterization of the Highly Discriminatory Loci DYS449, DYS481, DYS518, DYS612, DYS626, DYS644 and DYS710
Journal: Forensic Science International: Genetics  Volume:4  Issue:2  Dated:February 2010  Pages:104-110
Author(s): Maria Eugenia D'Amato; Liezle Ehrenreich; Kevin Cloete; Mongi Benjeddou; Sean Davison
Date Published: February 2010
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: South African National Research Foundation
Pretoria 0001,
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Ireland
Annotation: This study identified loci with high discrimination capacity.
Abstract: During the study of genetic diversity at non-core Y STRs in South African population groups, the authors identified loci with high discrimination capacity. This study presented a detailed account of the allele diversity, allele sequence data, gene diversity, allele frequency spectrum, and informativeness for assignment in the European English, Asian Indian, and Xhosa population groups at loci DYS449, DYS481, DYS518, DYS612, DYS626, DYS644, and DYS710. The suitability of these loci for forensic, genealogical, and evolutionary studies is discussed, and nomenclature for loci DYS518, DYS612, DYS626, and DYS644 is suggested. Tables, figure, and references (Published Abstract)
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): DNA fingerprinting; Foreign criminal justice research; Forensic sciences; Investigative techniques; South Africa; Suspect identification; Victim identification
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