Volume 46, Issue 3 (May 2001)

    CODIS STR Loci Data from 41 Sample Populations

    (Received 24 April 2000; accepted 13 June 2000)

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Allele distributions for 12 or 13 CODIS core tetrameric short tandem repeat (STR) loci CSF1PO, D3S1358, D5S818, D7S820, D8S1179, D13S317, D16S539, D18S51, D21S11, FGA, TH01, TPOX, and vWA were determined in 41 population data sets. The major population groups comprise African Americans, U.S. Caucasians, Hispanics, Far East Asians, and Native Americans. There was little evidence for departures from Hardy-Weinberg expectations (HWE) in any of the populations. The FST estimates over all thirteen STR loci are 0.0006 for African Americans, −0.0005 for Caucasians, 0.0021 for Hispanics, 0.0039 for Asians, and 0.0282 for Native Americans.


    Author Information:

    Budowle, B
    FBI Laboratory Division, FBI Academy, Quantico, VA

    Shea, B
    FBI Laboratory Division, Scientific Analysis Section, Washington, DC

    Chakraborty, R
    Human Genetics Center, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX

    Niezgoda, S
    FBI Laboratory Division, Scientific Analysis Section, Washington, DC


    Stock #: JFS14996J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS14996J

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    Title CODIS STR Loci Data from 41 Sample Populations
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
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