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Obtaining DNA from ammunition: A review

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Abstract In the past 10 years, considerable progress has been made on the ability to obtain DNA from ammunition (unfired cartridges or the casings that remain after the firing process). Several groups have researched methods and processes to optimize the recovery of DNA from ammunition. A comprehensive review of published articles indicates that successful DNA testing of ammunition is possible using a variety of collection techniques, extraction methodologies, and amplification kits. This article is categorized under: Forensic Biology > Forensic DNA Technologies

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