DNA Profiling

DNA Profiling

Streaming Video - 2005
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What used to take two weeks currently takes only a day-and in the near future, will likely take mere minutes. In this concise program, Chris Hadkiss, senior scientist at the Forensic Science Service, explains the latest DNA extraction and quantification techniques. Detailed laboratory footage illustrates the processes of sample extraction, quantification, amplification, separation, and interpretation. In addition, Mr. Hadkiss provides background on the history of DNA profiling, sources of DNA for sampling, the difficulties associated with radioactive tagging as compared to fluorescent tagging, and the value of mitochondrial DNA analysis.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005]
Copyright Date: ©1998
Branch Call Number: EVIDEO ACCESSVID
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (15 min.) : sound, color, digital file


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