International Journal of Legal Medicine

, Volume 133, Issue 2, pp 429–431 | Cite as

Population data of 19 autosomal STR loci in the Li population from Hainan Province in southernmost China

  • Haoliang Fan
  • Xiao Wang
  • Zheng Ren
  • Guanglin He
  • Ren Long
  • Anwen Liang
  • Tao Song
  • Jianqiang DengEmail author
Population Data


In the present study, population data of 19 autosomal STR loci included in the Goldeneye™ DNA ID System 20A in 653 Li individuals was obtained and population genetic relationships among 13 populations were investigated. MDS and phylogenetic analysis suggested that the Hainan Li population kept a close genetic relationship with the Chinese Han populations, especially for Southern Han populations (Guangdong Han, Sichuan Han, and Hunan Han). Our results indicated that the 19 autosomal STRs are highly discriminative and polymorphic in the Hainan Li population suitable for personal forensic identification and paternity testing.


Hainan Li population Population data Autosomal short tandem repeat (STR) Goldeneye™ DNA ID System 20A Genetic polymorphisms 



We would like to thank the donors who contributed samples for this study.

Funding information

This study was supported by the Program of Hainan Association for Science and Technology Plans to Youth R&D Innovation (QCXM201705) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (81560304 and 81260465).

Compliance with ethical standards

The study procedures were approved by the Ethical Committee of Hainan Medical University, China.

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haoliang Fan
    • 1
  • Xiao Wang
    • 2
  • Zheng Ren
    • 3
  • Guanglin He
    • 4
  • Ren Long
    • 1
  • Anwen Liang
    • 1
  • Tao Song
    • 1
  • Jianqiang Deng
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Forensic Science, Forensic Science Center of Hainan Medical UniversityHainan Medical UniversityHaikouChina
  2. 2.Peking University Sixth Hospital (Institute of Mental Health), National Clinical Research Center for Mental Disorders and Key Laboratory of Mental HealthMinistry of Health (Peking University)BeijingChina
  3. 3.Forensic DepartmentGuizhou Medical UniversityGuiyangChina
  4. 4.Department of Forensic Genetics, West China School of Preclinical Forensic MedicineSichuan UniversityChengduChina

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