International Journal of Legal Medicine

, Volume 110, Issue 1, pp 39–40 | Cite as

D1S80 (pMCT118) allele frequencies in a Malay population sample from Malaysia

  • Chong-Lek Koh
  • Moo-Eng Lim
  • Huey-Sin Ng
  • Choon-Kook Sam
Short Communication


The D1S80 allele frequencies in 124 unrelated Malays from the Malaysian population were determined and 51 genotypes and 19 alleles were encountered. The D1S80 frequency distribution met Hardy-Weinberg expectations. The observed heterozygosity was 0.80 and the power of discrimination was 0.96.

Key words

D1S80 (pMCT118) PCR Malays Allele frequencies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chong-Lek Koh
    • 1
  • Moo-Eng Lim
    • 2
  • Huey-Sin Ng
    • 1
  • Choon-Kook Sam
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Genetics and Cellular BiologyUniversity of MalayaKuala LumpurMalaysia
  2. 2.Insitute of Advanced StudiesUniversity of MalayaKuala LumpurMalaysia

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