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

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)252-257
Number of pages6
JournalLegal Medicine
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001

Keywords

  • DNA commission
  • International Society for Forensic Genetics
  • Short tandem repeat
  • 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 short tandem repeats. Legal Medicine, 3(4), 252-257. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1344-6223(01)00029-3