Relatedness testing in subdivided populations. Ayres, K., L. Forensic Sci Int, 114(2):107-15., 2000.
Relatedness testing in subdivided populations [pdf]Paper  abstract   bibtex   
Assigning probabilities to alleged relationships, given DNA profiles, requires, among other things, calculation of a likelihood ratio (LR). Such calculations usually assume independence of genes: this assumption is not appropriate when the tested individuals share recent ancestry due to population substructure. Adjusted LR formulae, incorporating the coancestry coefficient F(ST), are presented here for various two-person relationships, and the issue of mutations in parentage testing is also addressed.

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