TITLE

Method to predict the chance of developing a male profile out of mixtures of male and female DNA

AUTHOR(S)
Laberke, Patrick; Grossenbacher, Rahel; Hausmann, Roland; Balitzki, Beate
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
International Journal of Legal Medicine;Jan2012, Vol. 126 Issue 1, p157
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In forensic examination it is a standard to take vaginal swabs from victims of sexual assault for further molecular genetic analysis. Laboratories then are usually confronted with mixtures of lots of female and only a small amount of male DNA. Nowadays it is possible to work with specific Y chromosomal markers after DNA extraction by differential lysis. The determined ratio of autosomal DNA and Y chromosomal DNA can be used to identify the possibility of generating a male profile in these samples.
ACCESSION #
70228521

 

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