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1. A New NIST Mitochondrial DNA Interactive Website
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 8/1/2002
Authors: Barbara C. Levin, L A. Tully, Diane K. Hancock, Frederick P. Schwarz, M S Lee
Abstract: Every human cell has from a few dozen to several thousand mitochondria each of which contain mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). The sequence of the entire human mtDNA (16,569 base pairs) was determined and published by Anderson et al. in 1981. A mtDNA stan ...

2. Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Interpretation (textbook)
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 9/1/2014
Author: John M Butler
Abstract: This book is primarily intended for DNA analysts or those trying to understand what a DNA analyst does in his or her review of forensic DNA data that was obtained by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification and short tandem repeat (STR) typing v ...

Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 12/1/1991
Author: M Miral Dizdar

4. Comparison of Base Composition Analysis and Sanger Sequencing of Mitochondrial DNA for four U.S. Population Groups
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 10/8/2013
Authors: Kevin M Kiesler, Michael D Coble, Thomas Hall, Peter M Vallone
Abstract: A set of 711 samples from four U.S. population groups was analyzed using a novel mass spectrometry based method for mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) base composition profiling. Comparison of the mass spectrometry results with Sanger sequencing derived ...

5. Development of Methods and Standards for the Analysis of Human Hair for Drugs of Abuse
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 12/1/1991
Authors: Michael James Welch, C.C. Allgood, Lorna Tregoning Sniegoski, Willie E May

6. Evaluation of a drop-on-demand micro-dispensing system for development of artificial fingerprints
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 12/7/2012
Authors: Jessica L Staymates, Matthew E Staymates, John G Gillen
Abstract: Precision micro-dispensing is a growing technique that has many applications in the scientific and additive manufacturing communities. Piezoelectric inkjet printing is capable of accurately dispensing exceedingly small volumes of low-viscosity soluti ...

7. Extended Feature Set Profile Specification
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1134
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 1/14/2013
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, Will Chapman, Austin Hicklin, George Kiebuzinski, John Mayer-Splain, Rachel Wallner, Peter Komarinski
Abstract: This specification defines Extended Feature Set (EFS) Profiles - sets of features to be used in latent friction ridge (fingerprint, palmprint or plantar) searches of automated friction ridge identification systems (AFIS). The EFS Profiles are des ...

8. Forensic Science Laboratories: Handbook for Facility Planning, Design, Construction, and Relocation.
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7941
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 6/25/2013
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, James Aguilar, Tom Barnes, Joseph Browne, Alison Kennedy, Romeo Miranda, Shannan Williams, Yvette Burney, John Byrd, Adam Denmark, Michael Mount, Susan Halla, Lou Hartman, Kenneth Mohr, Deborah Leben, Greg Matheson, Steve Sigel, Jennifer Smither, Aliece Watts
Abstract: This handbook is a resource for laboratory directors, designers, consultants, and other stakeholders involved in the construction or major renovation of forensic science laboratories. Laboratory construction and renovation projects must meet the ...

9. Framework for the Evaluation of DNA Extract Suitability for Identification, Quantification and Sequencing of Unknown Microorganisms Microorganisms
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 12/3/2012
Authors: Nathanael David Olson, Jayne B Morrow
Abstract: This study provides an evaluation of DNA extraction methods when tasked with identifying unknown microorganisms. Research, public health, and clinical laboratories frequently turn to DNA-based molecular methods to identify and quantify unknown m ...

10. Guide for the Selection of Biological Agent Detection Equipment for Emergency First Responders
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 3/1/2007
Authors: Alim A Fatah, Richard D. Arcilesi, Tesema Chekol, Charlotte H. Lattin
Abstract: In recognizing the needs of state and local emergency first responders, the Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES) at NIST is developing biological detection equipment guides, through funding provided by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ...

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