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Frequency of D1S80 and HLA DQα alleles in a Chinese population

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Allele frequency distributions for the D1S80 (MCT118) and HLA DQα loci were determined in a Chinese population sample using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). A total of 25 alleles and 100 phenotypes were observed for D 1 S80. The frequency of allele 18 was higher than allele 24 only in this Chinese population when compared to other reported populations. A total of 6 alleles and 21 possible phenotypes were observed for HLA DQα. The power of discrimination was 0.97 and 0.93 for D1S80 and HLA DQα, respectively.

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Tie, J., Oshida, S., Chiba, S. et al. Frequency of D1S80 and HLA DQα alleles in a Chinese population. Int J Leg Med 108, 170–171 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01844833

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Key words

  • PCR
  • Population genetics
  • D1S80
  • HLA DQα
  • Chinese