USE OF DNA IN HUMAN IDENTIFICATION: FROM SKIN TO GENES

Fahmida Khatoon

Abstract


This article is based on ‘use of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) in human identification, from skin to genes’. DNA has been used as a vital element in the identification of the individuals on the basis of the human genes. The study is based on secondary data analysis. The sources were analyzed critically, and information relevant to the research was extracted. Many different kinds of libraries, journals and articles were reviewed in order to gain extensive insight about the proposed study. Some of the databases include Google scholar, sage publications and other relevant websites. Today, the accuracy of DNA tests requires a commitment to quality scientific excellence, since the results may be crucial for resolving cases of child custody, inheritance, assaults, identification of biological remains or finding the missing link in searching the lineage of an adopted.

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Deoxyribonucleic Acid(DNA),Chromosomes

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