The Mitochondrial DNA Analysis in Forensic Identification

Shestak, V.A. & Savenkova, P.G. (2020). The mitochondrial DNA analysis in forensic identification. Jurisprudence in Russia: history and modernity: materials of the third annual youth international scientific-practical conference (28 February 2020). St. Petersburg

5 Pages Posted: 22 Apr 2020

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Viktor Shestak

Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)

Polina Savenkova

MGIMO

Date Written: February 28, 2020

Abstract

This paper examines the experience of foreign researchers in applying evidence based on mitochondrial DNA profiling in the process of forensic human identification. Authors compare the mitochondrial method to other DNA analysis methods and prove its importance in the crime investigation process.

Keywords: mitochondrial DNA, forensic science, human identification, forensic examination

JEL Classification: K14

Suggested Citation

Shestak, Viktor and Savenkova, Polina, The Mitochondrial DNA Analysis in Forensic Identification (February 28, 2020). Shestak, V.A. & Savenkova, P.G. (2020). The mitochondrial DNA analysis in forensic identification. Jurisprudence in Russia: history and modernity: materials of the third annual youth international scientific-practical conference (28 February 2020). St. Petersburg , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3563058

Viktor Shestak (Contact Author)

Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) ( email )

Prospekt Vernadskogo, 76
Moscow, 119454
Russia

Polina Savenkova

MGIMO ( email )

Moscow
Russia

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