PCR-Based Analysis from Formalin-Fixed and Paraffin-Embedded Tissues

  • A. Alonso
  • P. Martín
  • C. Albarrán
  • B. Aguilera
  • H. Oliva
  • M. Sancho
Conference paper

Abstract

The PCR has extends DNA typing to a significant proportion of biological evidence that contains highly degraded DNA. Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues are good examples of surgical specimens with highly degraded DNA that are being analyzed increasingly via PCR at the forensic laboratory.

Keywords

Formalin Phenol Chloroform Electrophoresis Polyacrylamide 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Alonso
    • 1
  • P. Martín
    • 1
  • C. Albarrán
    • 1
  • B. Aguilera
    • 2
  • H. Oliva
    • 2
  • M. Sancho
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto Nacional de ToxicologíaSección de BiologíaMadridSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Anatomía PatológicaFundación Jimenez DíazMadridSpain

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