Forensic_Serology

Forensic_Serology - Forensic Serology Define the following...

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CHS 3501 Survey of Forensic Science Jeannette Perr Page 1 of 5 1/22/2008 Forensic Serology Define the following terms… Acid phosphatase: Agglutination: Allele: Anitbody: Antigen: Antiserum: Aspermia: Chromosome: DNA: Egg: Enzyme: Erythrocyte: Gene: Genotype: Hemoglobin: Heterozygous:
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CHS 3501 Survey of Forensic Science Jeannette Perr Page 2 of 5 1/22/2008 Homozygous: Hybridoma cells: Iso-enzymes: Locus: Luminol: Monoclonal antibodies: Oligospermia: Phenotype: Plasma: Polyclonol antibodies: Polymorphism: Precipitin: Serology: Serum: X chromosome: Y chromosome: Zygote:
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CHS 3501 Survey of Forensic Science Jeannette Perr Page 3 of 5 1/22/2008 People to know: Karl Landsteiner o Discovered blood typing What do forensic serologists do? Determine type and characteristics of blood Blood stain and pattern analysis Examination of semen, saliva, other body fluids Trial testimony Plasma is the fluid portion of blood (55%) Suspended in the plasma are cells (45%) Erythrocytes (red blood cell) Leukocyte (white blood cells) Platelets Blood clots when fibrin (a protein) traps red blood cells Serum is the liquid that is separated from the blood when a clot forms Blood typing: Type A = the person has A type antigens
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