STR typing: method and applications

Brunstein, John
April 2014
MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Apr2014, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p40
Academic Journal
The article discusses the methods and applications of short tandem repeat (STR) typing. The author states that STR typing is commonly used in forensics but is also used on molecular pathology as well for tracking tissue sample identities. Other topics include an insight on short tandem repeats, DNA fingerprints, and using STR to determine the relationship between two tissue samples.


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