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Monatshefte für Chemie - Chemical Monthly

, Volume 148, Issue 9, pp 1673–1678 | Cite as

GC–MS/MS method for age determination of fingerprints

  • Žofia Szabóová
  • Paulína Galbavá
  • Alexandra Hengerics Szabó
  • Marek Cigáň
  • Ľuboš Nižnanský
  • Róbert Kubinec
  • Jaroslav Blaško
Original Paper
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Abstract

This work focuses on the monitoring of changes in the time and incident light dependent ratio of endogenous analytes, squalene, and pentadecanoic acid, in fingerprint samples by gas chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry. The method can be used for fingerprint age determination of two age different samples on a glass surface from the same donor or allows identity determination from fingerprints of different persons imprinted at the same time, even in case of their blurring on a glass surface.

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Keywords

Fingerprint chemical composition Transesterification Triglycerides Squalene Photodegradability 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This publication is the result of the project implementation: ITMS 26240120025 supported by the Research & Development Operational Program funded by the ERDF. Work was also supported by the Slovak Research and Development Agency under the contract No. APVV-15-0466, APVV-0416-10, and APVV-0061-11.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Žofia Szabóová
    • 1
  • Paulína Galbavá
    • 1
  • Alexandra Hengerics Szabó
    • 1
  • Marek Cigáň
    • 1
  • Ľuboš Nižnanský
    • 2
    • 3
  • Róbert Kubinec
    • 1
    • 4
  • Jaroslav Blaško
    • 1
    • 5
  1. 1.Faculty of Natural Sciences, Institute of ChemistryComenius University in BratislavaBratislavaSlovakia
  2. 2.Department of Forensic Medicine and ToxicologyHealth Care Surveillance AuthorityBratislavaSlovakia
  3. 3.Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Forensic MedicineComenius University in BratislavaBratislavaSlovakia
  4. 4.Distillchem SroMakovSlovakia
  5. 5.Comenius University Science ParkBratislavaSlovakia

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