International Journal of Legal Medicine

, Volume 117, Issue 5, pp 312–315 | Cite as

Y-chromosomal STR haplotypes in a Romanian population sample

  • Ligia Elena Barbarii
  • Burkhard Rolf
  • Dan Dermengiu
Short Communication


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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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ligia Elena Barbarii
    • 1
  • Burkhard Rolf
    • 2
  • Dan Dermengiu
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratory of GeneticsNational Institute of Legal Medicine "Mina Minovici"9 Vitan-BarzestiBucharestRomania
  2. 2.Institute of Legal MedicineLudwig-Maximilians-University Munich MunichGermany
  3. 3.Department of Legal MedicineUniversity of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila"BucharestRomania

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