Large Population Sample of Rio de Janeiro Study Aiming at the Implementation of NGS Technology in Criminal DNA Laboratories

Within the field of human identification by Forensic Genetics, the most used methodology today involves the study of microsatellite regions – short tandem repeats, or STRs – after amplification of genetic material in a PCR reaction and analysis of DNA fragments through capillary electrophoresis.   However, this technique usually involves the discrimination of alleles identified […]