Forensic Biology

Over the last several years, new research and developments in analysis methods and practice have led to rapid advancements in forensic biology. Identifying critical points of knowledge and new methodological approaches in the field, Forensic Biology, Second Edition focuses on forensic serology and forensic DNA analysis. Les mer
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Over the last several years, new research and developments in analysis methods and practice have led to rapid advancements in forensic biology. Identifying critical points of knowledge and new methodological approaches in the field, Forensic Biology, Second Edition focuses on forensic serology and forensic DNA analysis. It provides students and professionals with a scientific grounding in biological evidence-both the techniques used to identify it and the methodology to analyze it.



This second edition:












Introduces the language of forensic biology, enabling students to become comfortable with usage and terminology



Provides clear explanations of the principles of forensic identification and analysis of biological evidence



Explains forensic serology and DNA techniques used in the field and the laboratory



Discusses the benefits and limitations that apply to various forensic biology techniques



Includes schematic illustrations to clarify concepts



Presents three new chapters created for this edition



Adds more than two hundred new color figures








Covering the full scope of forensic biology, the book uses an accessible, straightforward style designed to enhance students' education and training so they are prepared, both in the laboratory and in the field.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Biological Evidence
Crime Scene Investigation of Biological Evidence
Crime Scene Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Forensic Biology: A Subdiscipline of Forensic Science
Sources of Biological Evidence
Basic Techniques in Forensic Biology
Nucleic Acid Extraction
DNA Quantitation
Amplification by Polymerase Chain Reaction
DNA Electrophoresis
Detection Methods
Serology Concepts
Serology Techniques: Past, Current, and Future
Identification of Biological Evidence
Identification of Blood
Species Identification
Identification of Semen
Identification of Saliva
Identification of Vaginal Secretions and Menstrual Blood
Identification of Urine, Sweat, Fecal Matter, and Vomitus
Individualization of Biological Evidence
Blood Group Typing and Protein Profiling
Variable Number Tandem Repeat Profiling
Autosomal Short Tandem Repeat Profiling
Sex Chromosome Haplotyping and Gender Identification
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Profiling
Mitochondrial DNA Profiling
Forensic Issues
Forensic DNA Databases: Tools for Crime Investigations
Evaluation of the Strength of Forensic DNA Profiling Results
Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Om forfatteren

Richard Li