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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISSN: 1394-195X
Vol. 10, No. 2, 2003, pp. 20-26
Bioline Code: mj03018
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2003, pp. 20-26

 en REVIEW ARTICLE - Forensic DNA Profiling and Database
S. Panneerchelvam and M.N. Norazmi

Abstract

The incredible power of DNA technology as an identification tool had brought a tremendous change in crimnal justice . DNA data base is an information resource for the forensic DNA typing community with details on commonly used short tandem repeat (STR) DNA markers. This article discusses the essential steps in compilation of COmbined DNA Index System (CODIS) on validated polymerase chain amplified STRs and their use in crime detection.

Keywords
DNA fingerprinting, Forensic DNA profiling, Forensic DNA database, micro-satellites, mini-satellites, RFLP, STR, VNTR

 
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