Mitotyping Technologies - The clear choice for forensic mitochondrial DNA and STR analysis.

Mitotyping specializes in crime scene hairs, missing persons, genealogical investigation, adoption maternity, historical cases, cold cases, ancient DNA, and post-conviction evaluation. Each sample is individually analyzed.

Mitochondrial DNA is present in rootless shed hairs, hair fragments, skeletal remains, and other samples too minimal and/or degraded for STR testing.

Our clients have many different and sometimes unique needs.
 
Legal clients are interested in courtroom testimony and the history of mtDNA in the criminal justice system in the United States, including legal precedents.  Whether prosecutors or defense attorneys are using this technology, we are committed to their education.
 
Law enforcement clients want to know about how to select evidence for testing.  Our extensive experience in handling all types of samples, from 2 mm hairs to very compromised skeletal remains, means that we can help these clients structure and plan their testing of crucial evidence.
 
All clients want to know about the advantages and limitations of mitochondrial DNA analysis, especially courtroom outcomes, since its use is relatively new and its characteristics compared to nuclear DNA (STR analysis) are substantially different.
 
For the basic biology and testing of mitochondrial DNA, we recommend Mitochondrial DNA Basics.  For some specific aids for the legal and law enforcement communities, please follow our links in this section.
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Mitotyping Technologies - The clear choice for forensic mitochondrial DNA and STR analysis.
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