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Development and Applications of A Paternity and Kinship Analysis System Based on DNA Data
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 Title & Authors
Development and Applications of A Paternity and Kinship Analysis System Based on DNA Data
Koo, Kyo-Chan; Kim, Sun-Uk;
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 Abstract
Recently, DNA data of missing person, killed person, and missing child continue to increase but most of statistical calculation for paternity confirmation is being done through manual methods or Excel. Therefore, we need development of a software which is able to facilitate both systematic management and effective analysis of Short Tandem Repeat (STR) derived from DNA data. Without extensive testing, through a twenty-month study was developed a web-based system which performs paternity analysis and kinship analysis easily based on the various options. The former uses an existing algorithm for paternity index and the latter does Identity by descent (IBD) formula. Due to our system validated over real datasets in terms of likelihood ratio and probability of paternity, it ensures increased reliability as well as effective management and analysis of DNA data in mass disaster. In addition, it includes advanced features such as an integrated environment, user-centered interface, process automation and so on.
 Keywords
DNA;Kinship analysis;Paternity analysis;Short Tandem Repeat (STR);Web-based system;
 Language
Korean
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