Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Y-chromosomal haplogroups in male identification: study of a population sample from Portugal (central area)
Authors: Andrade, L. 
Balsa, F. 
Lopes, V. 
Anjos, M. J. 
Carvalho, M. 
Corte-Real, F. 
Vieira, D. N. 
Vide, M. C. 
Keywords: Y chromosome; Biallelic markers; Haplogroups
Issue Date: 2003
Citation: International Congress Series. 1239:(2003) 449-452
Abstract: Background: The non-recombining portion of the Y chromosome represents a valuable tool for the study of human population history. The haploid, non-crossing-over behaviour of Y chromosome gives potentials in many aspects resembling the maternally inherited mtDNA. The advantages for forensic casework are obvious. The haploid state makes mixture patterns much simpler; in female/male stain mixtures, pure male DNA profiles may be obtained. Y-chromosome markers are also of extraordinary value to solve selected paternity cases. Methods: Y-chromosomal biallelic markers have been investigated in a population sample from central Portugal (n=117). By combining the allelic state of 10 biallelic markers (YAP-DYS287, SRY-8299, 92R7, 12f2, SRY-1532, SRY-2627, Tat, SY81, M9, LLY22g), we could define the haplogroup to which each sample belonged. Results: This population defined 10 different haplogroups, haplogroup 1 being the most frequent. Conclusion: This study showed a substantial similarity with other Iberian studies; however, this population presents a larger diversity.
DOI: 10.1016/S0531-5131(02)00579-4
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FMUC Medicina - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat
file886c9a169ea7485f8ea41d0063b874d3.pdf69.23 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Show full item record

Page view(s) 50

checked on Nov 28, 2022

Download(s) 50

checked on Nov 28, 2022

Google ScholarTM




Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.