Issues on China forensic DNA database

Jianye Ge, Jiangwei Yan, Bruce Budowle, Ranajit Chakraborty, Arthur Eisenberg

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This study investigates the effects of selection and number of selected autosomal STR loci for the forensic DNA database applications, such as database matching, familial searching, missing person identification, the effects of population substructure, and the Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA as the supplemental tools to improve the searching results, and provides suggestions for further improving the China forensic DNA database.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)252-255
Number of pages4
JournalChinese Journal of Forensic Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - 4 Jul 2011


  • Database matching
  • DNA database
  • Familial searching
  • Forensic biological evidence
  • Missing person identification
  • Population substructure


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