Y-STR reference databases
|Database||Total haplotypes||Total Yfiler & Yfiler Plus
|Y-STR Haplotype Reference Database (YHRD) v4.0
Established by Lutz Roewer and Sascha Willuweit (Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin), this database is updated continually through user submissions
|US Y-STR Database v4.1
Funded by the US National Institute of Justice and managed by the National Center for Forensic Science (NCFS)
Notes: Numbers updated as of March 2015
*The Yfiler Plus kit contains 10 additional loci that increase discriminatory capacity beyond that of the original 17 from the Yfiler kit, and may help resolve close male relatives.
Watch four short videos to help familiarize you and your lab with YHRD and how to best use it for your Y-STR analysis:
GlobalFiler kits and Yfiler kits: For Forensic or Paternity Use Only.
The Quantifiler kits are For Research, Forensic or Paternity Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.