Population data for 15 autosomal STR loci from Latvia

  title={Population data for 15 autosomal STR loci from Latvia},
  author={V. Jemeljanova and O. Gobrusjonoka and Ouida Bergere and K. Latisheva and Eva Podov{\vs}ovnik Axelsson and Irena Zupani{\vc} Pajni{\vc}},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
Population data of 15 short tandem repeat (STR) loci were determined from 500 unrelated Latvian individuals. The samples were amplified using the AmpFlSTR® NGMTM PCR Amplification Kit and the PowerPlex® ESX 16 System. No significant deviation from the Hardy–Weinberg equilibrium was detected, except for locus D3S1358. Calculated forensically relevant population statistics show that the investigated loci are very discriminating in the Latvian population, with a combined discrimination power of 0… CONTINUE READING
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