publication . Article . 2015

Applicability of the ParaDNA(®) Screening System to Seminal Samples.

Nicholas D. Tribble; Jamie A.D. Miller; Nick Dawnay; Nicola J. Duxbury;
Open Access English
  • Published: 04 Mar 2015
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Country: United Kingdom
Seminal fluid represents a common biological material recovered from sexual assault crime scenes. Such samples can be prescreened using different techniques to determine cell type and relative amount before submitting for full STR profiling. The ParaDNA(®) Screening System is a novel forensic test which identifies the presence of DNA through amplification and detection of two common STR loci (D16S539 and TH01) and the Amelogenin marker. The detection of the Y allele in samples could provide a useful tool in the triage and submission of sexual assault samples by enforcement authorities. Male template material was detected on a range of common sexual assault evide...
Medical Subject Headings: social sciences
free text keywords: HV, QH301, RA1001, Crime scene, Medicine, business.industry, business, Biological materials, Microsatellite, Sexual violence, Genetics, Semen, Sexual assault
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