PGM Activity of Saliva and Its Forensic Signficance

  • Graham B. Divall
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Forensic Haemogenetics book series (HAEMOGENETICS, volume 1)


One of the problems encountered in the analysis of dried stains is interpretation of grouping results obtained from mixtures of body fluids whether they be blood and saliva, semen and blood or semen and vaginal secretions. With this problem in mind, one of the questions we have studied is the effect of saliva on the phosphoglucomutase (PGM1) typing of blood.


Saliva Sample Human Saliva Enhance Factor Vaginal Secretion Metropolitan Police 
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  1. (1).
    Divall G.B. and Ismail M. (1983) Forens.Sci. Int. 22, 253–263CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Graham B. Divall
    • 1
  1. 1.Metropolitan Police Forensic Science LaboratoryLondonEngland

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