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Genetic policing : the use of DNA in police investigations

Author: Robin Williams; Paul Johnson
Publisher: Cullompton, Devon ; Portland, Or. : Willan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : 3.5 in. disc : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is about the increasing significance of DNA profiling for crime investigation in modern society. It focuses on developments in the UK as the world-leader in the development and application of forensic DNA technology and in the construction of DNA databases as an essential element in the successful use of DNA for forensic purposes. The book uses data collected during the course of Welcome Trust funded  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Williams; Paul Johnson
ISBN: 1843925575 9781843925576 9781843922056 1843922053 1843922045 9781843922049
OCLC Number: 463044985
Description: 1 online resource (x, 198 pages)
Contents: Cover; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introducing forensic DNA profiling and databasing; 2 The technology of social order; 3 From 'genetic fingerprint' to 'genetic profile'; 4 Criminalistics and forensic genetics; 5 Populating the NDNAD; 6 Using DNA effectively; 7 Governing the NDNAD; 8 Current developments and emerging trends; 9 Conclusion; References; Index.
Responsibility: Robin Williams and Paul Johnson.

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Talks about the increasing significance of DNA profiling for crime investigation in modern society. This book focuses on developments in the UK as the world-leader in the development and application  Read more...

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