Forensic Practitioner s Guide to the Interpretation of Complex DNA Profiles

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  • Author : Peter Gill
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 530 pages
  • ISBN : 0128205687
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Forensic Practitioner s Guide to the Interpretation of Complex DNA Profiles

Forensic Practitioner s Guide to the Interpretation of Complex DNA Profiles
  • Author : Peter Gill,Øyvind Bleka,Oskar Hansson,Corina Benschop,Hinda Haned
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 June 2020
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Over the past twenty years, there’s been a gradual shift in the way forensic scientists approach the evaluation of DNA profiling evidence that is taken to court. Many laboratories are now adopting ‘probabilistic genotyping’ to interpret complex DNA mixtures. However, current practice is very diverse, where a whole range of technologies are used to interpret DNA profiles and the software approaches advocated are commonly used throughout the world. Forensic Practitioner’s Guide to the Interpretation of Complex DNA Profiles

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