Analysis of linkage and linkage disequilibrium for eight X-STR markers.

@article{Tillmar2008AnalysisOL,
  title={Analysis of linkage and linkage disequilibrium for eight X-STR markers.},
  author={Andreas O. Tillmar and Petter Mostad and Thore Egeland and Bertil Lindblom and Gunilla Holmlund and Kerstin Montelius},
  journal={Forensic science international. Genetics},
  year={2008},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={37-41}
}
X-chromosomal short tandem repeats (X-STR) have proven to be informative and useful in complex relationship testing. The main feature of X-STR markers, compared to autosomal forensic markers, is that all loci are located on the same chromosome. Thus, linkage and linkage disequilibrium may occur. The aim of this work was to study population genetic parameters of eight X-STR markers, located in four linkage groups. We present haplotype frequencies, based on 718 Swedish males, for the four linkage… CONTINUE READING

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