Mutation rate estimation for 15 autosomal STR loci in a large population from Mainland China

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Zhang, Jie; Wang, Hua; Zhao, Zhuo; Sun, Li; Zhang, Hui; Liu, Zhi-Peng; Liu, Ming; Zhang, Yuan;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Meta Gene,volume 5,pages150-156 (issn: 2214-5400, eissn: 2214-5400)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4532769, doi: 10.1016/j.mgene.2015.07.006, doi: 10.1101/015875
  • Subject: UPGMA, unweighted pair-group method with arithmetic means | Maternal mutation | SMM, step wise mutation model | GD, genetic distance | Parentage testing | Article | China population | bepress|Life Sciences|Biology | STRs | STR, short tandem repeats | bepress|Life Sciences|Genetics and Genomics|Genetics | Allele | Mutation rate | Paternal mutation
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STR, short trandem repeats, is well known as a type of powerful genetic marker and widely used in studying human population genetics. Compared with the conventional genetic markers, the mutation rate of STR is higher. Additionally, the mutations of STR loci do not lead ... View more
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