Population genetics of 17 Y-STR markers in West Libya (Tripoli region)



Triki-Fendri S, Sánchez-Diz P, Rey-González D, Ayadi I, Alfadhli S, Rebai A, Carracedo Á.


Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2013 May;7(3):e59-61. doi: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2013.02.002. Epub 2013 Mar 7.


Seventeen Y-chromosomal Short Tandem Repeats (Y-STR) included in the AmpFlSTR Y-filer PCR Amplification kit (Applied Biosystems) (DYS19, DYS389I, DYS389II, DYS390, DYS391, DYS392, DYS393, DYS385ab, DYS437, DYS438, DYS439, DYS448, DYS456, DYS458, DYS635 and GATA H4) were genotyped in a population sample of 176 unrelated males from western Libya (Tripoli region). A total of 142 different haplotypes were found, 124 being unique. Haplotype diversity was 0.9950. Both R(ST) pairwise analyses and multidimensional scaling plot show a close genetic relationship between Tripoli and North African populations. CI – Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Link/DOI: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2013.02.002