Spanish population data on 7 tetrameric short tandem repeat loci

Pablo Martin, Antonio Alonso, Bruce Budowle, Cristina Albarrán, Oscar García, Manuel Sancho

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Abstract

Allele and genotype frequencies for 7 tetramerie short tandem repeat loci were determined in a Spanish population sample (N = 186–244) using PCR and subsequent analysis of the PCR products by denaturing polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis followed by silver staining. The loci were HUMFES/FPS, HUMVWA, HUMTHOI, HUMF13B, HUMCSFIPO, HUMF13A1 and HUMTPOX and all loci met Hardy-Weinberg expectations. In addition, little evidence was found for association of alleles among the 7 loci. Thus the allele frequency data can be used in identity testing to estimate the frequency of a multiple PCR-based DNA profile in the Spanish population.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)145-149
Number of pages5
JournalInternational journal of legal medicine
Volume108
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1995

Keywords

  • HUMCSF1PO HUMF13A1 HUMTPOX Population genetics
  • HUMFES/FPS HUMVWA HUMTHO1 HUMF13B
  • Linkage equilibrium
  • PCR
  • STR
  • Spain HardyWeinberg equilibrium

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