Forensic Identification Using DNA Recovered from Saliva on Human Skin

  • D. J. Sweet
  • J. A. Lorente
  • M. Lorente
  • A. Valenzuela
  • E. Villanueva
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-80029-0_94

Part of the Advances in Forensic Haemogenetics book series (HAEMOGENETICS, volume 6)
Cite this paper as:
Sweet D.J., Lorente J.A., Lorente M., Valenzuela A., Villanueva E. (1996) Forensic Identification Using DNA Recovered from Saliva on Human Skin. In: Carracedo A., Brinkmann B., Bär W. (eds) 16th Congress of the International Society for Forensic Haemogenetics (Internationale Gesellschaft für forensische Hämogenetik e.V.), Santiago de Compostela, 12–16 September 1995. Advances in Forensic Haemogenetics, vol 6. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Abstract

Bites, suck marks or kisses occur often in crimes of aggression, in self defense and during sexual interactions. Saliva is presumed to be deposited on the skin under these circumstances.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Sweet
    • 1
  • J. A. Lorente
    • 2
  • M. Lorente
    • 2
  • A. Valenzuela
    • 2
  • E. Villanueva
    • 2
  1. 1.Fac. of DentistryUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Dept. of Forensic MedicineUniversity of GranadaGranadaSpain

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