International Journal of Legal Medicine

, Volume 132, Issue 5, pp 1313–1315 | Cite as

Genetic characterization of Rio de Janeiro for different Y-STR sets

  • Juliana JannuzziEmail author
  • Patrícia Domingues
  • Filipa Simão
  • Anna Carolina da Silva Chaves
  • Elizeu Fagundes de Carvalho
  • Leonor Gusmão
Population Data


In this work, the YfilerPlus kit was used to investigate a sample of 258 males from Rio de Janeiro. In addition, the previous database of 760 Yfiler profiles deposited in the YHRD was updated to 1610. YfilerPlus markers showed a high haplotype diversity (0.99997), with only one haplotype shared by two individuals. When only considering the Yfiler markers, the haplotype diversity was slightly lower (0.99976), with 5 haplotypes shared by two individuals and 1 haplotype shared by three individuals. Low genetic distances were found between the Rio de Janeiro and European populations as well as the European/Hispanic American samples.


Y-STRs YfilerPlus Yfiler Admixed population Brazil 


Funding information

This work was supported by Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior—CAPES and Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico—CNPq.

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

Supplementary material

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Fig. S1 (PDF 237 kb).
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Table S1 (XLSX 121 kb).
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Table S2 (PDF 50 kb).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juliana Jannuzzi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Patrícia Domingues
    • 1
  • Filipa Simão
    • 1
  • Anna Carolina da Silva Chaves
    • 1
  • Elizeu Fagundes de Carvalho
    • 1
  • Leonor Gusmão
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.DNA Diagnostic Laboratory (LDD), Pavilhão Haroldo Lisboa da CunhaUERJ—Universidade do Estado do Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.IPATIMUP (Institute of Pathology and Molecular Immunology from de University of Porto)PortoPortugal
  3. 3.I3S (Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Universidade do Porto)PortoPortugal

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