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Identification of the Skeletal Remains of Two 12-Years Old Bodies by Nuclear DNA Polymorphisms Analysis

  • P. Martín
  • A. Alonso
  • C. Albarrán
  • M. Sancho
Part of the Advances in Forensic Haemogenetics book series (HAEMOGENETICS, volume 6)

Abstract

The ability to analyse by PCR-based methods trace amounts of human DNA isolated from old bone material (Hagelberg et al. 1989; Hochmeister et al. 1991) offers the opportunity to identify unknown skeletal remains by a comparative genetic analysis with their presumptive relatives (Hagelberg et al. 1991; Gill et al. 1994).

Keywords

Skeletal Remains Laminar Flow Cabinet Allelic Ladder Comparative Genetic Analysis Presumptive Parent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Martín
    • 1
  • A. Alonso
    • 1
  • C. Albarrán
    • 1
  • M. Sancho
    • 1
  1. 1.Sección de BiologíaInstituto de ToxicologíaMadridSpain

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