A set of seven STR-loci mapping on the male-specific region of the human Y chromosome (DYS19, DYS385, DYS389 I/II, DYS390, DYS391, DYS392, DYS393) were typed by means of two multiplex PCR reactions and capillary electrophoresis in a Romanian population sample of 104 unrelated males. Among the 97 different haplotypes observed, 92 were unique, while 5 occurred more than once. The observed haplotype diversity was 0.989.
Y-chromosome STRs Y-haplotypes Romanian population
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The authors wish to thank all blood donors who made this study possible. The samples were obtained with the help of the medical team from the "Victor Babes" Hospital in Bucharest. Ms. Cornelia Iosef who coordinated the sampling procedures is gratefully acknowledged.
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