Iyengar, Arati and Hadi, Ss (2013) Use of non-human DNA analysis in forensic science: a mini review. Medicine, Science and the Law, 54 (1). pp. 41-50. ISSN 0025-8024
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Analysis of non-human DNA in forensic science, first reported about two decades ago, is now commonplace. Results have been used as evidence in court in a variety of cases ranging from abduction and murder to patent infringement and dog attack. DNA from diverse species, including commonly encountered pets such as dogs and cats, to plants, viruses and bacteria has been used and the sheer potential offered by such analyses has been proven. In this review, using case examples throughout, we detail the considerable literature in this field.
|Uncontrolled Keywords (separate with ;):||DNA evidence; forensic science; non-human DNA|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QK Botany|
|Schools:||College of Science and Technology > School of Forensic and Applied Sciences|
|Deposited By:||Vicki Cummings|
|Deposited On:||29 Mar 2012 19:31|
|Last Modified:||09 Feb 2016 15:40|
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