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Species Identification Using DNA Loci

Linacre, A. and Tobe, S.S.ORCID: 0000-0002-4854-6278 (2009) Species Identification Using DNA Loci. In: Linacre, A., (ed.) Forensic Science in Wildlife Investigations. CRC Press, pp. 61-94.


The aim of this chapter is to describe the DNA tests that are used currently to identify an unknown sample as being of a particular species. This is a prime question in wildlife investigations, where the question “what species did this sample come from?” is frequently asked.

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Publisher: CRC Press
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