Katherine A Roberts

Summary

Affiliation: California State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA amplification success rate as a function of hair morphology
    Katherine A Roberts
    School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics, California State University, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    J Forensic Sci 52:40-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Variation in nuclear DNA concentrations during urination
    Donald J Johnson
    School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics, California State University, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    J Forensic Sci 52:110-3. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Isolation and individualization of conceptus and maternal tissues from abortions and placentas for parentage testing in cases of rape and abandoned newborns
    Donald J Johnson
    School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics, California State University at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90032 8163, USA
    J Forensic Sci 55:1430-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Characterization of mitochondrial DNA sequence heteroplasmy in blood tissue and hair as a function of hair morphology
    Katherine A Roberts
    School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics, 1800 Paseo Rancho Castilla, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    J Forensic Sci 56:46-60. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint STR-typing of human DNA from human fecal matter using the QIAGEN QIAamp stool mini kit
    Donald J Johnson
    School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics, California State University, Los Angeles, College of Health and Human Services, 90032 8163, USA
    J Forensic Sci 50:802-8. 2005

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Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA amplification success rate as a function of hair morphology
    Katherine A Roberts
    School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics, California State University, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    J Forensic Sci 52:40-7. 2007
    ..Conversely, the age of the donor, the race of the donor, and hair pigmentation all contribute to a variation in amplification success rate...
  2. ncbi request reprint Variation in nuclear DNA concentrations during urination
    Donald J Johnson
    School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics, California State University, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    J Forensic Sci 52:110-3. 2007
    ..DNA was only detected in the first 21% of the void from one male subject. The results of this study have implications for the collection of urine samples...
  3. doi request reprint Isolation and individualization of conceptus and maternal tissues from abortions and placentas for parentage testing in cases of rape and abandoned newborns
    Donald J Johnson
    School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics, California State University at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90032 8163, USA
    J Forensic Sci 55:1430-6. 2010
    ..We conclude that an expertise and protocols can be developed by forensic laboratories for the routine analysis of this evidence...
  4. doi request reprint Characterization of mitochondrial DNA sequence heteroplasmy in blood tissue and hair as a function of hair morphology
    Katherine A Roberts
    School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics, 1800 Paseo Rancho Castilla, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    J Forensic Sci 56:46-60. 2011
    ..However, the results support a correlation between heteroplasmy and hair pigmentation; typically, lighter-pigmented hairs exhibit a higher incidence of sequence heteroplasmy compared to darker hairs...
  5. ncbi request reprint STR-typing of human DNA from human fecal matter using the QIAGEN QIAamp stool mini kit
    Donald J Johnson
    School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics, California State University, Los Angeles, College of Health and Human Services, 90032 8163, USA
    J Forensic Sci 50:802-8. 2005
    ..A modified QIAamp procedure was used to extract thirty samples, which were subjected to one of five environmental conditions. DNA was recovered from all of these samples, and typing results were obtained on 93% of the samples...