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Buccal Barr Bodies : Accuracy and Reliability in Sex Determination

@inproceedings{Kaur2017BuccalBB,
  title={Buccal Barr Bodies : Accuracy and Reliability in Sex Determination},
  author={N. Kaur and R. Sidhu and Sunira Chandra and N. Taneja},
  year={2017}
}
Forensic dental fieldwork requires an interdisciplinary knowledge of dental science. Barr bodies are known to arise from inactivation of xchromosome in a female cell, so it also has been used as a reliable method for sex determination. The objective of this study is to evaluate the reliability and accuracy Buccal Barr bodies for sex determination. The study was conducted on 100 subjects, (50 males and 50 females) with an age range of 20 to 36 years. The method was applied on each subject and… Expand

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