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Controversial Cases of Human Gender Identification by Amelogenin Test

  title={Controversial Cases of Human Gender Identification by Amelogenin Test},
  author={L. Kao and L. Tsai and J. Lee and H. Hsieh},
Gender identification is essential on forensic science to provide the initial information for criminal investigation. However, gender identification by amplification of amelogenin gene sometimes showed controversial cases, in which male samples was falsely identified as females. We reported the anomalous amelogenin results of 8 samples in Taiwan. The frequency was about 0.00625 % for males and 0.015 % for females, and lower than those of the other populations reported. To confirm amelogenin… Expand
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