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DNA - analysis part 2

DNA - analysis part 2

By now you should be (reasonably!) comfortable with how the genetics and biochemistry of DNA together with the PCR reaction can provide a forensic DNA profile that can point to the origin of a blood (or other body tissue) sample.

The remaining question is “Now what?”. Much of this video deals with this question from a logical but (largely) non-mathematical perspective (but you must make sure that you understand the importance of the product rule and how it is applied).

The video closes with a discussion of DNA databases and of other DNA of forensic interest and you can get some more information on this in the ‘see also’ resource at the bottom of the page.

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