Journal Published Online: 01 November 2000
Volume 45, Issue 6

Distribution of HLA-DQA1, Polymarker, CSF1PO, vWA, TH01, TPOX, D16S539, D7S820, D13S317, and D5S818 Alleles in East Bengali and West Punjabi Populations from Indo-Pak Subcontinent



Blood samples were collected from 115 individuals residing in the Pakistani state of West Punjab and 81 Bengali individuals residing in the state of East Bengal, India. These samples were analyzed for the loci HLA-DQA1, PM (LDLR, GYPA, HBGG, D7S8, and GC) and eight short tandem repeats: CSF1PO, TPOX, THO1, vWA, D16S539, D7S820, D13S317, and D5S818. Departures from Hardy Weinberg (HWE) were observed in Punjabi population at LDLR, THO1, D13S317, D5S818, and D16S539 and at CSF 1PO and THO1 in Bengali population.

Author Information

Tahir, MA
Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency, Indianapolis, IN
Herrera, RJ
Florida International University, Miami, FI
Khan, AA
Punjab Police Forensic Laboratory, Lahore, Pakistan
Kashyap, VK
Bureau of Police Research (BPRD), Calcutta, India
Duncan, G
, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Barna, C
Michigan State Police Forensic Laboratory, East Lansing, MI
Budowle, B
Forensic Science Research & Training Center, FBI Academy, Quantico, VA
Rowold, D
Florida International University, Miami, FI
Amjad, M
Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency, Indianapolis, IN
Sinha, S
Relia Gene Technologies, New Orleans, LA
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ISSN: 0022-1198
DOI: 10.1520/JFS14888J