Identification of bodies from the scene of a mass disaster using DNA amplification of short tandem repeat (STR) loci.


The accompanying paper in this issue describes work conducted during a collaborative effort to identify the victims of a mass disaster that occurred on the 19th of April 1993 near Waco, Texas. The DNA identification programme was also used partly as an exercise to further investigate the robustness and reliability of a recently developed STR quadruplex. The… (More)


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