DNA commission of the International Society of Forensic Genetics: Recommendations on forensic analysis using Y-chromosome STRs

P. Gill, C. Brenner, B. Brinkmann, B. Budowle, A. Carracedo, M. A. Jobling, P. De Knijff, M. Kayser, M. Krawczak, W. R. Mayr, N. Morling, B. Olaisen, V. Pascali, M. Prinz, L. Roewer, P. M. Schneider, A. Sajantila, C. Tyler-Smith

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Abstract

During the past few years the DNA commission of the International Society of Forensic Genetics has published a series of documents providing guidelines and recommendations concerning the application of DNA polymorphisms to the problems of human identification. This latest report addresses a relatively new area, namely Y-chromosome polymorphisms, with particular emphasis on short tandem repeats (STRs). This report addresses nomenclature, use of allelic ladders, population genetics and reporting methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)305-309
Number of pages5
JournalInternational journal of legal medicine
Volume114
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001

Keywords

  • DNA commission
  • ISFG
  • STR
  • Y-chromosome

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    Gill, P., Brenner, C., Brinkmann, B., Budowle, B., Carracedo, A., Jobling, M. A., De Knijff, P., Kayser, M., Krawczak, M., Mayr, W. R., Morling, N., Olaisen, B., Pascali, V., Prinz, M., Roewer, L., Schneider, P. M., Sajantila, A., & Tyler-Smith, C. (2001). DNA commission of the International Society of Forensic Genetics: Recommendations on forensic analysis using Y-chromosome STRs. International journal of legal medicine, 114(6), 305-309. https://doi.org/10.1007/s004140100232