DNA

DNA Division deals with different kinds of Biological samples and body fluids.

 

DNA Profiling– The main purpose of DNA profiling is identification, which means it is applicable in all cases which require identification,  viz. murder, rape, disputed paternity etc. DNA profiling can be done from practically all parts of the body and even from aged blood and seminal stains, hair, bones, saliva etc.

 

Blood and Blood Stains – To detect (if latent), identify and conduct further serological test for origin and blood grouping.

 

Semen and Seminal Stains – To detect (if latent) and identify and conduct further serological test to ascertain origin and blood grouping.

 

Saliva/Sweat/Urine – To detect (if latent) and identify and conduct further serological test to ascertain origin and blood grouping. 

 

Hair – To determine origin of species and comparative analysis.

 

Skeleton/Bone – To determine sex, age, stature, race and identification using  superimposition.

 

Fiber – To determine origin and comparative analysis.

 

Diatom – To confirm drowning death and site of drowning.

 

Plant Materials-Woods, Leaves, Seeds, Flowers, Pollens etc. – To determine origin of species and comparison with control/standard samples.

 

Insect, Flies, Maggots etc. – To determine the time since death.

 

 

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