17 Y-STR haplotype diversity in São Paulo state (southeast of Brazil)


A sample of 158 Brazilian males from São Paulo (SP), Brazilian southeast, was typed for 17 Y-STR loci (DYS19, DYS389I, DYS389II, DYS390, DYS391, DYS392, DYS393, DYS437, DYS438, DYS439, DYS448, DYS456, DYS458, DYS635, YGATA_H4.1, and DYS385ab). A total of 158 haplotypes were identified, of which all were unique. The haplotype diversity and discrimination capacity were calculated in 1.0 and the genetic diversity was 67.4%. Pairwise haplotype distances showed that the São Paulo population is not significantly different from Rio de Janeiro and Portugal, but is different from African and Native American.

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We thank Fundação do Desenvolvimento Administrativo (FUNDAP) for the scholarship (to L. F. S.) and to Jessica Grant for reviewing and support.

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Number and origin of haplotypes evaluated for politic microregion of São Paulo state (GIF 131 kb)

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FST of 17-STR (a) and minimal haplotype (b) and RST of 17-STR (c) and minimal haplotype (d) (GIF 44 kb)

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de Souza, L.F., da Motta, C.H.A.S. & Moura-Neto, R.S. 17 Y-STR haplotype diversity in São Paulo state (southeast of Brazil). Int J Legal Med 133, 81–83 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-018-1823-7

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  • Haplotype
  • Y-STR
  • Forensic
  • Brazil