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Reliability of DNA Profiles can be skewed by Medical Treatments.

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posted on Oct, 29 2005 @ 09:46 AM
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according to this new scientist report :

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recieving bone marrow can cause cancer patients to show a DNA profile that is not really thiers

conspiracy rambling : could healthy criminals aquire such tissue transplants deliberatly - so that forensic traces they leave at crime scense would not match the profile in thier criminal record ?

Mod edit: CAPS in title

[edit on 29-10-2005 by sanctum]




posted on Oct, 29 2005 @ 09:52 AM
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A lot of things affect DNA and RNA - including viruses.

But VERY interesting find.


"a clear DNA match is made between semen from a serious sexual assault and a blood sample from a known criminal. ..(but) the criminal in question was in jail when the assault took place. ...It was only after careful detective work that the mystery was solved: the jailed man had received bone marrow from the suspect many years earlier."



The technologies of mice and men...



 
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