DNA Profiling

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CRC Press, Nov 25, 1991 - Mathematics - 227 pages
The authors have provided a work with their amalgamation of expertise in population genetics, the laws of evidence and molecular biology. 'DNA Profiling' provides a tool in criminal investigatins where by genetic material in tissue residues is analyzed to provide direct identification of an individual. This book serves as a reference source for all aspects of DNA profiling and it clearly describes the underlying principles, as well as the analytical procedures, in language that can be understood by the non-scientist. It considers the scientific aspects and legal implications of obtaining tissue samples and the interpretive problems that can be encountered with the results, with the emphasis on the proper use of evidence based on DNA profiling.
 

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Contents

The Science
6
The
26
The Science
42
The Science
65
The Science
84
The
105
The Future
127
Appendix A Technical Procedures
141
Technical Procedures
148
Technical Procedures
174
Appendix F Technical Procedures
183
Glossary
192
Bibliography
199
Author Index
213
Subject Index
220
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Easteal\, Simon; McLeod\, Neil; Reed\, Ken

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