Population Frequency for the Short Tandem Repeat Loci D18S849, D3S1744, and D12S1090 in Caucasian-Mestizo and African Descent Populations of Colombia

    Volume 45, Issue 2 (March 2000)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 3


    Baena, A
    Instituto de Genética, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Santa Fé de Bogotá,

    Yunis, E
    Servicios Medicos Yunis Turbay y Cia,

    Arboleda, G
    Instituto de Genética, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Santa Fé de Bogotá,

    Uriarte, I
    Area de Laboratorio Ertzaintza, Bilbao,

    Yunis, JJ

    Garcia, O
    Area de Laboratorio Ertzaintza, Bilbao,

    (Received 31 December 1998; accepted 25 June 1999)

    Abstract

    Blood samples from 489 unrelated Caucasian Mestizo and 252 individuals of African descent in Colombia were amplified and typed for three short tandem repeat (STR) markers (D12S1090, D3S1744, and D18S849). All markers conformed to Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium expectations in both populations studied. In addition, heterozygosity, mean exclusion chance, polymorphism information content, discrimination power, and the assumption of independence within and between loci were determined. The mean exclusion chance for all three STR markers is 0.9750 in the Caucasian Mestizo population and 0.9731 in the African Colombian Population. The discrimination power is 0.999925 and 0.999911 in the Caucasian Mestizo and African Colombian respectively.


    Paper ID: JFS14699J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS14699J

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    Title Population Frequency for the Short Tandem Repeat Loci D18S849, D3S1744, and D12S1090 in Caucasian-Mestizo and African Descent Populations of Colombia
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30