DNA Forensics Problem Set 1
Problem 4: Rape investigation
The key portion of the autoradiograph from a single locus probe analysis of various DNA samples in a rape investigation is shown in this figure.
Samples of DNA were loaded into the following lanes:
If you are the DNA analyst, you should conclude that:
- known blood sample of victim
- known blood sample from defendant
- DNA size markers
- female fraction from vaginal swab of victim
- male fraction from vaginal swab of victim.
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Tuesday, August 20, 1996
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