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DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1728689
Review Article

DNA Profiling in Forensic Science: A Review

Jaya B. Lakshmi
1  Tirumala College of Dental Sciences, Nalgonda, Telangana, India
,
M L. Avinash Tejasvi
2  Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Tirumala Institute of Dental Sciences, Nizamabad, Telangana, India
,
Anulekha Avinash
3  Department of Prosthodontics, Kamineni Institute of Dental Sciences, Narketpally, Telangana, India
,
Chanchala H. P.
4  Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, JSS Dental College, Mysore, Karnataka, India
,
Priyanka Talwade
4  Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, JSS Dental College, Mysore, Karnataka, India
,
Mohammed Malik Afroz
5  Department of Oral Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences, Oral Medicine, College of Dentistry, Dar Al Uloom University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
,
Archana Pokala
2  Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Tirumala Institute of Dental Sciences, Nizamabad, Telangana, India
,
Praveen Kumar Neela
6  Department of Orthodontics, Kamineni Institute of Dental Sciences, Narketpally, Telangana, India
,
T K. Shyamilee
7  Private Practitioner, Oral Pathology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
,
Vammi Srisha
8  Private Practitioner, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Abstract

DNA is present in most of the cells in our body, which is unique in each and every individual, and we leave a trail of it everywhere we go. This has become an advantage for forensic investigators who use DNA to draw conclusion in identification of victim and accused in crime scenes. This review describes the use of genetic markers in forensic investigation and their limitations.



Publication History

Received: 20 December 2020

Accepted: 28 February 2021

Publication Date:
31 May 2021 (online)

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