Y-STR haplotypes in populations from the Eastern Mediterranean region of Turkey

  title={Y-STR haplotypes in populations from the Eastern Mediterranean region of Turkey},
  author={L. D{\"o}nbak and T. Bajanowski and B. Brinkmann and C. Hohoff},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
We present the frequency distributions of Y-haplotypes determined by ten Y-chromosomal STR polymorphisms (i.e., DXYS156-Y, DYS19, DYS385, DYS389 I and II, DYS390, DYS391, DYS392, DYS393) in unrelated males from the Eastern Mediterranean region of Turkey (104 Turkish and Arabian-speaking Eti Turks from Adana area, 111 Roma and 110 Turks, Kahramanmara° area). The haplotype diversity was 0.974 in the Eti Turks, 0.979 in the Roma, and 0.989 in the Turks. Two variant alleles were characterized by… Expand
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