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 >


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


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