UNIT 14.3 Isolation of DNA from Forensic Evidence
Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Human Genetics
How to Cite
Bing, D. H., Bieber, F. R., Holland, M. M. and Huffine, E. F. 2001. Isolation of DNA from Forensic Evidence. Current Protocols in Human Genetics. 26:14.3:14.3.1–14.3.39.
- Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
- Published Print: AUG 2000
This unit covers the many and varied methods for extracting DNA from such diverse specimens as blood, tissue, stamps and envelopes, and cigarette butts, among others. Modifications to the methods that allow the DNA to be used for either PCR or Southern blotbased analyses are also included.