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Principles of Forensic DNA for Officers of the Court

DNA Detection - Kits

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All of these kits have been designed to permit the analysis of the 20 COmbined DNA Index System (CODIS) core loci, which consist of a set of 20 STR markers that have been adopted nationwide for forensic purposes. CODIS refers to the National DNA Database, which is a searchable repository of DNA profiles from those convicted of crimes, arrestees, crime scene samples and missing persons. Access information about CODIS. Access information about CODIS.

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