Microsatellite autoradiogram: CSI Homework

    HOMEWORK: In this experiment, suppose that blood at a murder scene has been typed with four loci from the CODIS set [middle lane], and compared with six forensic samples [three adjacent lanes on either side]. (1) Ascertain which (if any) of the forensic samples is a match.(2) One of the samples is from the son of the murder victim. Which one? How do you know? (3) Could you distinguish this sample from one from  the brother of the victim? Explain.

Figure & text 2013 by Steven M. Carr