23. DNA Identification and Forensic Anthropology: Developments in DNA Collection, Analysis, and Technology

  1. Dennis C. Dirkmaat
  1. David Boyer

Published Online: 22 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255377.ch23

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology

How to Cite

Boyer, D. (2012) DNA Identification and Forensic Anthropology: Developments in DNA Collection, Analysis, and Technology, in A Companion to Forensic Anthropology (ed D. C. Dirkmaat), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255377.ch23

Editor Information

  1. University of Pittsburgh, USA

Author Information

  1. George Washington University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191234

Online ISBN: 9781118255377

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Keywords:

  • DNA identification and forensic anthropology;
  • DNA technology, advancing rapidly in scientific circles;
  • DNA test results, and applications;
  • DNA of human skeletons;
  • determining appropriate DNA samples;
  • long bone diaphyses, of femur, tibia, humerus;
  • DNA sampling of human remains, destructive process;
  • DNA lab analysis, nDNA and mtDNA;
  • DNA analysis, identity issues of mass fatalities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • DNA in the Human Skeleton

  • Determining Appropriate DNA Samples

  • Bone Sample Collection

  • Suitable DNA Comparison References

  • DNA Laboratory Analysis

  • Summary

  • References