Edexcel A Level Biology A Topic 6 - Forensics (1/2)

A* level notes on topic 6 (Immunity and Infection) covering Forensics:

  • how we identify people (fingerprints, dental records, DNA profiling using short tandem repeats)
  • the uses of DNA profiling, and the process (how DNA is obtained and amplified, and definitions of each process and key words)
  • the process of PCR, through each cycle (1,2,3)
  • gel electrophoresis and the process
  • how we determine time of death (via temperature, via rigor mortis, via decomposition and the stages of succession of decomposing, and the roles of microorganisms in decomposition, forensic entymology)
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