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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

Tissue Block Forensic Laboratory VNTR Polymorphism Tumor Tissue Block Paternity Investigation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

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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