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ISRN Entomology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 286182, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/286182
Research Article

Vouchering of Forensically Important Fly Specimens by Nondestructive DNA Extraction

1Division of Medical Entomology, Korea National Institute of Health, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Osong 363-700, Republic of Korea
2Department of Legal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, 126-1 Anam-dong 5-ga, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 136-705, Republic of Korea
3Beijing Scales Forensic Center, 100 Chaoyangru, Chaoyang-qu, Beijing 100025, China

Received 12 November 2012; Accepted 28 November 2012

Academic Editors: J. D. Andrade Filho, A. I. Kehr, and J. Klimaszewski

Copyright © 2013 Seong Yoon Kim et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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