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Video: DNA Testing Helps Identify Remains of Russian Tsar

Interview with Mitch Holland at Penn State University describes identification of Nicholas Romanov II

DNA Testing Helps Identify Remains of Russian Tsar
2016/02/24

In forensics, sometimes samples are so degraded that traditional DNA extractions and methods may not work. Jacques Retief and Irene Predazzi from Illumina’s Scientific Affairs Team visit with forensics expert Mitch Holland and explain how high-throughput sequencing is helping realize the power of mitochondrial DNA heteroplasmy.

The technology, which was used to identify the remains of Tsar Nicholas Romanov II, can also be used to help solve crimes.

 

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