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Int J Legal Med. 1999;112(3):209-10.

Improved DNA typing of human urine by adding EDTA.

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Institute of Legal Medicine, Christian-Albrechts-Universit├Ąt, Kiel, Germany.

Abstract

The effect of different EDTA concentrations on the DNA content of urine samples was examined and compared to untreated urine at various storage temperatures and times. The results indicate that adding EDTA increases the DNA stability for long time storage especially at low temperatures.

PMID:
10335891
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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