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Foreign Substance DNA Tests

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Foreign Substance DNA Tests

This is a method of personal identification through DNA testing on putative human materials found in food.

  • - Principle of testing DNA is a genetic substance that contains all personal genetic information, and each person has his or her own DNA pattern inherited from the parents, which distinguishes him or her from others. This testing enables personal identification from the putative human materials found in food using such genetic characteristics. DowGene DNA Testing Company performs testing and interpretation based on CODIS, used by the FBI in the U.S.
  • - Testable specimens Hair, nails, gum, etc.
  • - Test Procedures Request for testing → Receipt of specimen → DNA extraction → PCR amplification → Genotype analysis and interpretation → Notification of results
  • - Test ResultsPersonal identification through the interpretation of genotypes in foreign substances in food is available.
  • - Examples of Foreign Substances Identification in Food Products
    • • When the personal identification of a specimen found in food such as hair, nails or gum is required.
  • Foreign Substance DNA Tests

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