Genetic characteristics of 23 Y-chromosomal STRs in the Kinh population in Northern Vietnam

  • Hao Huu Ha
  • Trang Hong Nguyen
  • Linh Huyen Tran
  • Hanh Thi Hong Nguyen
  • Ha Hoang
  • Hoang Ha ChuEmail author
Population Data


We collected and analysed the genetic characteristics of 23 Y-STR data of 200 unrelated Kinh individuals living in the North of Vietnam. Haplotype frequencies and forensic parameters were calculated, showing high discrimination value. Population comparison analysis was performed to determine the genetic relationship with neighbouring ethnicities, in particular with Thai and Han populations.


Short tandem repeats Y chromosome Y-STRs Vietnamese Kinh 



We thank Ms. Phuong T.M. Chu for her contribution to our statistical analysis.

Funding information

This study was financially supported by the project “Modernising the Centre of DNA Identification for identifying missing Vietnamese soldiers, Institute of Biotechnology” (Project No. 443/QĐ-VHL).

Compliance with ethical standards

This study was approved by the Ethical Committee of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hao Huu Ha
    • 1
    • 2
  • Trang Hong Nguyen
    • 3
  • Linh Huyen Tran
    • 3
  • Hanh Thi Hong Nguyen
    • 3
  • Ha Hoang
    • 3
    • 4
  • Hoang Ha Chu
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Medical Science DepartmentNational Institute of Forensic MedicineHanoiVietnam
  2. 2.Vietnam Academy of Science and TechnologyGraduate University of Science and TechnologyHanoiVietnam
  3. 3.National Key Laboratory of Gene Technology, Institute of BiotechnologyVietnam Academy of Science and TechnologyHanoiVietnam
  4. 4.Centre of DNA Identification, Institute of BiotechnologyVietnam Academy of Science and TechnologyHanoiVietnam

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