Autosomic STR loci (HUMTPOX, HUMTH01, HUMVWA, D18S535, D1S1656 and D12S391) in San Salvador (El Salvador, Central America)

Begoña Martínez-Jarreta, Patricia Vásquez, Emilio Abecia, Marisa Garde, Ignacio De Blás, Bruce Budowle

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This study involved the analysis of six STR in 120 male individuals from San Salvador which is the capital city of El Salvador (Central America). They represent a prominent population of the country: Mestizos who are descendents of Spanish and Amerindian people. The data can be used for forensic and paternity analyses where this population may be relevant.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)633-634
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Forensic Sciences
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2004



  • Amerindian
  • Central America
  • DNA typing
  • Forensic science
  • Mestizos
  • Microsatellites
  • Population genetics
  • San Salvador
  • Short tandem repeats

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