Patent Number: 8,871,471

Title: Methods for rapid forensic DNA analysis

Abstract: The present invention provides methods and primer pairs for rapid, high-resolution forensic analysis of DNA and STR-typing by using amplification and mass spectrometry, determining the molecular masses and calculating base compositions of amplification products and comparing the molecular masses with the molecular masses of theoretical amplicons indexed in a database.

Inventors: Hall; Thomas A. (Oceanside, CA), Hofstadler; Steven A. (Vista, CA), Sannes-Lowery; Kristin (Vista, CA)

Assignee: IBIS Biosciences, Inc.

International Classification: C12P 19/34 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00