North central Middle Eastern countries Iran,Iraq,Turkey,andSyriaall have persistent Kurdish regions. Over thousands of years, several ethnicities have immigrated, settled, or resided in the region, including Turks, Persians, Arabs, Kurds, Armenians, Assyrians, Chechens, and Azeris. The aim of the present study is to use a set of Y-STR to characterize the genetic structure of the Kurd, Assyrian, and Armenian population and build a phylogenetic tree among them
Geneticdiversity, populationgeneticsofIraqiKurdistan, Y-chromosomeSTRs
How to Cite This Article
Khalid, Sabriya K. and Fattah, Yousif M.
"Y-chromosomal Short Tandem Repeat Variation in Kurd, Assyrian, and Armenian populations in Iraq Kurdistan,"
Polytechnic Journal: Vol. 12:
2, Article 16.