Population data for 15 STR loci (Identifiler® kit) in a Filipino population

Brenda G. Smith, Brent Lee, Bruce Budowle, Robert W. Allen

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Allele frequencies for fifteen STR loci, D3S1358, TH01, D21S11, D18S51, D2S1338, D5S818, D13S317, D7S820, D16S539, CSF1PO, D19S433, vWA, D8S1179, TPOX and FGA, were investigated in a Filipino ethnic group resident in the United States and in the Philippines. Statistical evaluation of the data collected indicated the population to be in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium and therefore acceptable for calculations in forensic and family relatedness casework.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)159-161
Number of pages3
JournalLegal Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2009


  • AmpFLSTR Identifiler
  • DNA typing
  • Filipino
  • Forensic science
  • Population data
  • Short tandem repeats


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