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ABO Blood Grouping from Tooth Material

Shetty, Dr. Mahabalesh and *, Dr. Premalatha K ABO Blood Grouping from Tooth Material. Journal of Indian Acad Forensic Medecine, 32 (1). pp. 336-338. ISSN 0971-0973

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Abstract

Human identification is a mainstay of civilization and identification of unknown individuals has always been of paramount importance to society. Establishing individuality is an imperative aspect in any investigating procedure. The use of biological evidence for identification of an individual is a relatively recent development, but it is expensive and time consuming. The Forensic importance of dental tissue has been well recognized because of the fact that tooth is hardest of all human tissues and they can be preserved intact for a long period of time after death. Blood group has been one of the corner stones for identification of biological materials in Forensic investigations, and ABO blood grouping is widely used in Forensic laboratories. In this study an attempt is made to determine ABO blood group from the dental pulp and the dentin extracted from dead body by absorption –elution method.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human identification, ABO blood grouping, Pulp, Dentin
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Surgery
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2012 05:55
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2012 05:55
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/76702

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