Performance characteristics of commercial Y-STR multiplex systems.

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In this work, a number of performance checks were carried out to evaluate the efficacy of commercial Y-short tandem repeats (Y-STR) kits for casework applications. The study evaluated the sensitivity, specificity and stability of the Y-STR markers used and the ability to obtain a male profile from postcoital samples taken at various time points after… (More)

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@article{MayntzPress2007PerformanceCO, title={Performance characteristics of commercial Y-STR multiplex systems.}, author={Kathleen A Mayntz-Press and Jack Ballantyne}, journal={Journal of forensic sciences}, year={2007}, volume={52 5}, pages={1025-34} }