Comparative analysis of DNA extraction processes for DNA-based identification from putrefied bodies in forensic routine work

Comparative analysis of DNA extraction processes for DNA-based identification from putrefied bodies in forensic routine work

Identification of putrefied bodies is a crucial and customary process in forensic routine. Usually, the identification of deceased is completed by visible recognition, fingerprints, bodily distinguishing marks (e.g. tattoos, scars and surgical implants) and/or dental examination. However, if morphologic traits will not be recognizable, because of superior putrefaction of the corpse, or current medical information …

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