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.

By visiting this page, you will have access to the latest updates on products, be given access to Y-STR databases and resources, and stay current on upcoming events and Y-STR analysis news and information.

Coming Soon: The Yfiler® Plus Kit

Life Technologies is combining 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 >

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Click here to register and be part of the Y-STR discussions with colleagues around the world along with the Life Technologies team.

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