Y-chromosomal STR haplotypes in Sicily

Forensic Sci Int. 2006 Jun 2;159(2-3):235-40. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2005.05.015. Epub 2005 Jun 28.


Eight Y-chromosomal short tandem repeats (STRs)-DYS19, DYS389-I, DYS389-II, DYS390, DYS391, DYS392, DYS393 and DYS385-were typed in a population sample (n=255) of unrelated Sicilian males from nine different towns on the main island and from the island of Pantelleria.

MeSH terms

  • Chromosomes, Human, Y / genetics*
  • DNA Fingerprinting / methods
  • Genetics, Population*
  • Haplotypes*
  • Humans
  • Sicily
  • Tandem Repeat Sequences / genetics*
  • White People / genetics