Forensic Chemistry > 4. DNA is an important compound found in all living things and is a most useful identification molecule > Identifying Individuals With DNA Analysis >
Why analysis of DNA allows identification of individuals
- Each person has unique part of DNA (about 0.1%). Introns, which can be found in DNA, have parts called “tandem repeats” that is expressed in definite length specific for each person, thus allows to distinguish individuals and ascertain family relationships.