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Modrow, JH; Revyakina, O; Reder, H; Hasse, J; von Wurmb-Schwark, N; Schwark, T.
Molecular genetic identification of Canidae in the forensic practice
RECHTSMEDIZIN. 2016; 26(1): 42-46. [OPEN ACCESS]
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Schwark Thorsten

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The number of offences with animals as a "weapon" or as victims is steadily increasing; therefore, the establishment of molecular genetic animal-specific assays is recommended and one goal was to develop a simple genetic testing system for species determination. In addition to forensic genetic tests, biostatistical methods must be developed and validated. This article presents a case where a dog was beaten to death. Employing preliminary tests for blood determination, a self-designed restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis, short tandem repeat (STR) typing and subsequent biostatistical calculations using a self-developed software program, the identity of the dead dog could be proven and the animal could be linked to the potential weapon leading to the conviction of the offender.

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