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Archaeal and Bacterial Communities Respond Differently to Environmental Gradients in Anoxic Sediments of a California Hypersaline Lake, the Salton Sea
ABSTRACT Sulfidic, anoxic sediments of the moderately hypersaline Salton Sea contain gradients in salinity and carbon that potentially structure the sedimentary microbial community. We investigatedExpand
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The application of amplicon length heterogeneity PCR (LH-PCR) for monitoring the dynamics of soil microbial communities associated with cadaver decomposition.
The placement of cadavers in shallow, clandestine graves may alter the microbial and geochemical composition of the underlying and adjacent soils. Using amplicon length heterogeneity-PCR (LH-PCR) theExpand
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Massively parallel sequencing of complete mitochondrial genomes from hair shaft samples.
Though shed hairs are one of the most commonly encountered evidence types, they are among the most limited in terms of DNA quantity and quality. As a result, DNA testing has historically focused onExpand
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Performance and concordance of the ForenSeq™ system for autosomal and Y chromosome short tandem repeat sequencing of reference-type specimens.
Though the utility of next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies for forensic short tandem repeat (STR) typing has been evident for several years, commercially available assays and softwareExpand
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Microbial Metagenome Profiling Using Amplicon Length Heterogeneity‐Polymerase Chain Reaction Proves More Effective Than Elemental Analysis in Discriminating Soil Specimens *
ABSTRACT: The combination of soil's ubiquity and its intrinsic abiotic and biotic information can contribute greatly to the forensic field. Although there are physical and chemical characterizationExpand
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Population data on the expanded CODIS core STR loci for eleven populations of significance for forensic DNA analyses in the United States.
Allele distributions for twenty-three autosomal short tandem repeat (STR) loci - D1S1656, D2S441, D2S1338, D3S1358, D5S818, D7S820, D8S1179, D10S1248, D12S391, D13S317, D16S539, D18S51, D19S433,Expand
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Ocular adnexal lymphoma: no evidence for bacterial DNA associated with lymphoma pathogenesis
Ocular Adnexal Lymphomas (OALs) are the most common tumors of the eye, the majority being extranodal mucosa‐associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphomas. Association with Chlamydia psittaci wasExpand
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Determination of an Effective Housekeeping Gene for the Quantification of mRNA for Forensic Applications *
Abstract:  The potential application of mRNA for the identification of biological fluids using molecular techniques has been a recent development in forensic serology. Constitutively expressedExpand
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Internal validation of the DNAscan/ANDE™ Rapid DNA Analysis™ platform and its associated PowerPlex® 16 high content DNA biochip cassette for use as an expert system with reference buccal swabs.
Rapid DNA platforms are fully integrated systems capable of producing and analyzing short tandem repeat (STR) profiles from reference sample buccal swabs in less than two hours. The technologyExpand
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A closer look at Verogen's Forenseq™ DNA Signature Prep kit autosomal and Y‐STR data for streamlined analysis of routine reference samples
Massively parallel sequencing (MPS) provides forensic DNA laboratories an option to overcome the limitations associated with CE and current STR assays. Verogen's MPS ForenseqTM DNA Signature kitExpand
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