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Forensic DNA analyst places bone lysis solution into the centrifuge
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    Forensic DNA analyst places bone lysis solution into the centrifuge
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    Forensic DNA analyst examines the bone lysis solution after it has been incubated overnight. Differences in the colour of the bone solution depend on the individual bone’s history
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    Forensic DNA analyst examines the bone lysis solution after it has been incubated overnight. Differences in the colour of the bone solution depend on the individual bone’s history
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    Forensic DNA analysts carefully photograph the hand bone before beginning the destructive process of DNA extraction
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    A hand bone, which will undergo DNA extraction to provide a DNA profile for the unknown individual
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    The bone lysis solution is centrifuged to concentrate any remaining bone powder in the bottom of the tube, while the DNA will remain in the solution on top
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    Forensic DNA analyst places bone lysis solution into the centrifuge
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    Forensic DNA analyst places digested bone lysis solution in centrifuge