Qualitative Assessment Of A Mixture

By far the most conservative approach to dealing with a DNA mixture result is to simply make a qualitative assessment that the suspect cannot be excluded as having contributed to the crime scene evidence. In the example shown in Figure 22.1, suspects possessing genotypes 11,14 or 11,12 or 11,11 could all have contributed to the evidence possessing alleles 11, 12 and 14 at the STR locus D13S317. Alternatively, if a suspect's DNA profile contains alleles not

Figure 22.1

Hypothetical example of a mixture with STR data at the D13S317 locus. The crime scene evidence sample possesses alleles 11, 12 and 14.

D13S317

Possible Alleles

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