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Defining STR, Locus and Allele

In this video, Dr Gavin Turbett explains the terms locus, STR and allele which are central to forensic DNA profiling.

Short tandem repeat or STR, locus, allele, allelic table – these are terms you may come across in DNA reports. An understanding of these terms and their relation to the process of forensic DNA profiling is important while examining DNA evidence in casework. Let us understand these crucial concepts with Dr Turbett in this video.

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