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DNA Profiling in Forensic Science

  1. Peter Gill,
  2. Rebecca Sparkes,
  3. Gillian Tully

Published Online: 25 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0001001

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Gill, P., Sparkes, R. and Tully, G. 2001. DNA Profiling in Forensic Science. eLS. .

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  1. Forensic Science Service, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 APR 2001

Further Reading

  1. Further Reading
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