Polish population study on Y chromosome haplotypes defined by 18 STR loci
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Polymorphism of 18 STR loci specific to the human Y chromosome (DYS19, DYS388, DYS389I, DYS389II, DYS390, DYS391, DYS392, DYS393, DYS426, DYS437, DYS438, DYS439, DYS460, GATA H4.1, DYS385 a/b, and YCAII a/b) was evaluated by means of a multiplex (octadecaplex) PCR reaction and capillary electrophoresis in a Polish population sample of 208 unrelated males. A total of 192 different haplotypes and 183 unique haplotypes were identified. The observed haplotype diversity was 0.998, while discrimination capacity was 92.3%. DYS389 was shown to be the most valuable in discrimination of similar haplotypes, whereas DYS388, DYS393, DYS426, and DYS438 did not affect the discrimination power of the multiplex.
KeywordsY chromosome STRs Haplotypes Multiplex PCR Polish population
Table S1 Different haplotypes found in the Polish population sample with a combination of 18 Y-STR loci