Genetic data for the 13 CODIS STR loci in Singapore Chinese

C. K.C. Syn, S. Y. Chuah, H. C. Ang, S. E.S. Lim, W. F. Tan-Siew, S. T. Chow, Bruce Budowle

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Allele frequencies for the 13 CODIS STR loci included in the AmpFISTR® Profiler Plus™ and AmpFISTR® Cofiler™ kits (Applied Biosystems, Foster City, USA) were determined in a sample of 209 unrelated Chinese in Singapore. The combined random match probability for the 13 loci is about 6.6 × 10-15 and the overall probability of excluding paternity is 0.9999899. The results demonstrate that the loci are useful for forensic human identification and parentage testing for the Chinese population in Singapore.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285-288
Number of pages4
JournalForensic Science International
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - 10 Jun 2005


  • AmpFISTR® Profiler Plus™
  • AmpFISTR®Cofiler™
  • Chinese allele frequencies
  • Short tandem repeat (STR)
  • Singapore population data


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