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dc.contributor.authorDiederiche, M.-
dc.contributor.authorMartín, P.-
dc.contributor.authorAmorim, A.-
dc.contributor.authorCorte-Real, F.-
dc.contributor.authorGusmão, L.-
dc.identifier.citationInternational Journal of Legal Medicine. 119:4 (2005) 223-225en_US
dc.description.abstractIn a genetic study of unrelated donors from Bahia (Brazil), one sample contained a 16 Y-STR haplotype with double peaks at three loci: DYS389 II, DYS437 and DYS439. The son of the subject had the same haplotype as found in the father. This profile was compared with a similar case found in a paternity case investigation in Madrid (Spain) and a match was found for the full 16 Y-STR haplotype. Because these three loci are located within the AZFa segment, these results are in accordance with duplication of the AZFa region that includes also other Y-STRs currently used in forensic investigation, for example DYS389I and DYS438. This case attracts our attention in the forensic interpretation of Y-haplotype profiles, because multiple alleles at various loci do not indicate forcibly that the sample under analysis is a mixture.en_US
dc.titleA case of double alleles at three Y-STR loci: forensic implicationsen_US
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