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Genetic Polymorphism and Forensic Parameters of Nine Short Tandem Repeat Loci in Ngobe and Emberd Amerindians of Panama

  title={Genetic Polymorphism and Forensic Parameters of Nine Short Tandem Repeat Loci in Ngobe and Emberd Amerindians of Panama},
  author={Edgardo A. Castro and Tom{\'a}s D. Arias and Carlos W. Ramos and Nine},
Nine STR loci (CSF1PO, TPOX, TH01, F13A01, FESFPS, VWA, D16S539, D7S820, and D13S317) were analyzed in unrelated Ngobe and Embera Amerindians of Panama. The chi-square test demonstrated statistically significant differences (P < 0.001) in the allele frequencies for all markers except one (D16S539; P < 0.01). Both populations shared their alleles with the highest frequencies in seven loci. However, there were also noticeable differences at the TPOX locus, which showed its highest frequencies at… 

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