DNA identification helps to identify Afghan plane crash victims

Biospectrum Asia
Singapore, Mar 29, 2011: The release from INB noted that as the remains were in a completely charred state, the DNA isolation was carried out with much difficulty. The DNA samples from the air-crash victims’ families were analyzed in INB laboratory. The DNA Identification profiles as per FBI CODIS International standards for all the samples were prepared and matched. INB experts coordinated with the repatriation firm for correct labeling and packing of identified remains in their respective coffins.