Y-Chromosome STRs


Y-chromosome STRs are demonstrating value in the forensic identification of male DNA from sexual assault cases. Other applications for Y-STRs include tracing paternal lineages to aid in missing persons investigations and historical studies and to help link families through genetic genealogy.


General Information

Commercial Y-STR Kits

Haplotype Databases

 

 

Y Chromosome Links

NIST Human Identity Project Team Y-Chromosome Work

Some of our presentations on Y-chromosome work at NIST (see http://www.cstl.nist.gov/biotech/strbase/NISTpub.htm for full listing)

 

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Last Updated: 04/10/2014