Estimating stutter rates for Y-STR alleles

Mikkel Meyer Andersen, Jill Olofsson, Helle Smidt Mogensen, Poul Svante Eriksen, Niels Morling

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Abstract

Stutter peaks are artefacts that arise during PCR amplification of short tandem repeats. Stutter peaks are especially important in forensic case work with DNA mixtures. The aim of the study was primarily to estimate the stutter rates of the AmpF/STR Yfiler kit. We found that the stutter rates differ at the allelic level and with the parental peak height.
Original languageEnglish
JournalForensic Science International: Genetics. Supplement Series
Volume3
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)e192-e193
Number of pages2
ISSN1875-1768
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

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