Y-chromosome STR haplotypes in Córdoba (Argentina)

Forensic Sci Int. 2003 Nov 26;137(2-3):217-20. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2003.07.006.


Eight Y-chromosome STRs were investigated in a male population sample from Córdoba region (Argentina). Complete Y-chromosomal STRs haplotypes were obtained in 100 individuals, among which 91 different haplotypes were observed. The most common haplotype was shared by 4% of the sample, while 86 haplotypes were unique. The gene diversity was 0.9875 and the discrimination capacity was 0.8600. The combined polymorphism provides a powerful discrimination tool for routine forensic applications.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Argentina
  • Chromosomes, Human, Y*
  • DNA Fingerprinting / methods
  • Genetics, Population*
  • Haplotypes*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Tandem Repeat Sequences*