Published in Drug Week, June 9th, 2006
According to a study from India, "Analysis of chimerism by polymerase chain reaction amplification of STR or VNTR has become a routine procedure for the evaluation of engraftment after allogeneic stem cell transplantation.
"Knowledge of the frequency of different STR or VNTR alleles in unrelated individuals in a population is useful for forensic work. In the context of HLA identical sibling bone marrow transplantation the informativeness of these markers needs to be evaluated."
"We evaluated five STRs (THO1, VWA, FES, ACTBP2,...
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