TITLE

Database of genetic profiles at the Department of Forensic Medicine, Medical University of Bialystok

AUTHOR(S)
Janica, J.; Pepinski, W.; Niemcunowicz-Janica, A.; Skawronska, M.; Berent, J.; Koc-Zorawska, E.; Soltyszewski, I.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Advances in Medical Sciences (De Gruyter Open);2008, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Purpose: The objective of this project was to establish an 'in-house' DNA database to store and compare profiles genotyped in the Department of Forensic Medicine, Medical University of Bialystok. Material and Methods: DNA was extracted using Chelex-100, an organic procedure, or commercial kits. Genetic profiles were obtained using AmpFISTR SGM Plus, AmpFISTR Profiler, or AmpFISTR Identifiler and 310 ABI Prism Genetic Analyzer (Applera). DNAStat v.1.2 software was used to construct the database. Results: As of the end of 2006 our forensic database stored 1595 profiles genotyped in criminal cases in the years 2000-2006, including 398 non-match samples, 2 non-match fetuses, 5 non-match newborns and 4 non-match corpses. Conclusion: A DNA database was established that may be used for the purpose of genetic profile comparison in criminal cases.
ACCESSION #
35003892

 

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