Evaluation of four commercial quantitative real-time PCR kits with inhibited and degraded samples

@article{Holmes2017EvaluationOF,
  title={Evaluation of four commercial quantitative real-time PCR kits with inhibited and degraded samples},
  author={Amy S. Holmes and Rachel Houston and Kyleen Elwick and David Gangitano and Sheree R. Hughes-Stamm},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={132},
  pages={691-701}
}
DNA quantification is a vital step in forensic DNA analysis to determine the optimal input amount for DNA typing. A quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) assay that can predict DNA degradation or inhibitors present in the sample prior to DNA amplification could aid forensic laboratories in creating a more streamlined and efficient workflow… CONTINUE READING