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Genetic profile of 17 Y-chromosome STR haplotypes in East of Iran

Published:October 21, 2014DOI:
      Due to lack of proper Y chromosome STR data from eastern population of Iran, we have conducted a study to determine the 17 Y chromosome STR loci (DYS19, DYS385a, DYS385b, DYS389I, DYS389II, DYS390, DYS391, DYS392, DYS393, DYS437, DYS438, DYS439, DYS448, DYS456, DYS458, DYS635, and YGATA H4) haplotypes in 259 random unrelated male individuals from three eastern provinces of Iran (129 samples of Razavi Khorasan, 27 samples of South Khorasan and 103 samples of Sistan and Baluchestan) comprising 24% and 12% of Iran geographical area and Iranian population, respectively.
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