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- Kim Falkena; Richelle J.M. Hoveling; Angela van Weert; Saskia A.G. Lambrechts; Ton G. van Leeuwen; Maurice C.G. Aalders; Annemieke van Dam
- Forensic science international 2019 v.295 pp. 128-136
- DNA; biocompatible materials; crime; forensic sciences; microsatellite repeats; prediction; quantitative polymerase chain reaction
- ... During criminal investigations trace DNA samples, including fingermarks, are submitted to laboratories for short tandem repeat (STR) analysis. For most common STR analysis systems a minimum amount of input DNA is required. Upon intake by the forensic laboratory the DNA concentration is estimated using quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) analysis after which most fingermarks are excluded. ...