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    Open Access Case Report Article ID: FST-6-117

    Missing Persons Identification: Genetic profiling of highly charred human remains using sixteen STR loci markers

    Kofi Adjapong Afrifah* Alexander Badu-Boateng, Samuel Antwi-Akomeah, Eva Emefa Motey, Edward Kofi Abban, Paul Poku Sampene, Osei Owusu-Afriyie and Augustine Donkor

    Law enforcement and Disaster Management Agencies within Governments spend substantial resources to identify human remains and dead bodies after wars, mass disasters and political unrest [1-4]. Under certain legal circumstances such as civil paternity cases and unclaimed human cadavers, biological samples may be collected from living relatives and exhumed human remains, as well as mortal remains for DNA profiling purposes [5,6].

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    Published on: May 6, 2020 Pages: 16-19

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/fst.000017
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