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Figure 1 of Mitochondrial DNA Analysis at the FBI Laboratory by Isenberg and Moore (Forensic Science Communications, July 1999)

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July 1999 - Volume 1 - Number 2

 

Mitochondrial DNA Analysis
at the FBI Laboratory

Figure 1

Types of DNA

Figure 1: Types of DNA

Nuclear DNA has a smaller number of copies per cell than mitochondrial DNA and is inherited from both parents. Mitochondrial DNA is maternally inherited without recombination and, thus, is not unique to an individual.

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