Chemical enhancement of footwear impressions in blood on fabric - part 3: amino acid staining.


Enhancement of footwear impressions, using ninhydrin or ninhydrin analogues is not considered common practice and such techniques are generally used to target amino acids present in fingermarks where the reaction gives rise to colour and possibly fluorescence. Ninhydrin and two of its analogues were used for the enhancement of footwear impressions in blood… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.scijus.2012.08.003


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