Welcome to the Y-STR Community

Y-STR analysis is a valuable tool in forensic applications such as sexual assault cases, establishing family relationships among males, missing person investigations, and paternity testing.

See below for the latest Y-STR product updates, access to databases and resources, events, and news.

Now Available: The Yfiler® Plus Kit

We have combined the most recent advancements in STR analysis with the needs of the Y-STR forensic community to provide a next-generation Y-STR system. Learn more about the Yfiler® Plus Kit >

Coming Soon: Y-STR Discussion Forum

Look for upcoming information on how to register and be part of discussions about Y-STR with colleagues around the world along with the Thermo Fisher Scientific team.

To order Yfiler® Plus kits, contact your sales representative.

Ordering Information

Cat. No. Product


Yfiler® Plus PCR Amplification kit, 100 reactions


Yfiler® Plus PCR Amplification kit, 500 reactions


Webinar: Enhancing the Sexual Assault DNA workflow
Learn about powerful new tools for DNA sample assessment and amplification—including the Quantifiler® Trio, Yfiler® Plus, and GlobalFiler® kits—that can help significantly improve the workflow for obtaining interpretable profiles from sexual assault and other challenging casework samples

Webinar: SWGDAM Y-STR guidelines—what do they mean to you? - Coming soon


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