Long-term room temperature preservation of corpse soft tissue: an approach for tissue sample storage.

Author: Mariela CaputoLuis BosioDaniel Corach
Credits/Source: Investigative Genetics 2011, 2:17
Disaster victim identification (DVI) represents one of the most difficult challenges in forensic sciences, and subsequent DNA typing is essential. Collected samples for DNA-based human identification are usually stored at low temperature to halt the degradation processes of human remains.