DNA transfer—a never ending story. A study on scenarios involving a second person as carrier

@article{Helmus2015DNATN,
  title={DNA transfer—a never ending story. A study on scenarios involving a second person as carrier},
  author={Janine Helmus and Thomas Bajanowski and Micaela Poetsch},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={130},
  pages={121-125}
}
The transfer of DNA directly from one item to another has been shown in many studies with elaborate discussions on the nature of the DNA donor as well as material and surface of the items or surrounding features. Every DNA transfer scenario one can imagine seems to be possible. This evokes more and more intricate scenarios proposed by lawyers or attorneys searching for an explanation of the DNA of a certain person on a distinct item with impact on a crime. At court, the forensic genetic… CONTINUE READING
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