Y chromosome in forensic casework and paternity testing

Farida Alshamali, Abdul Qader Alkhayat, Bruce Budowle, Nigel Watson

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The aim of the study is to demonstrate the power obtained by combining autosomal and Y chromosome STRs in certain case scenarios. Although autosomal STRs are in use and highly informative, Y STRs are extremely useful and provide additional information that could not be provided by autosomal STRs alone.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)353-356
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Congress Series
Issue numberC
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2004


  • Forensic casework
  • Paternity testing
  • Y STRs


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