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Table 1 Summary of the methods used for this study

From: Isolating DNA from sexual assault cases: a comparison of standard methods with a nuclease-based approach

Laboratory Standard method for sexual assault cases DNA purification Quantitation method STR profiling
Los Angeles, CA, USA Differential lysis PCI/Micron YM100 (Millipore) DUO (AB) Identifiler Plus (AB)
Bern, Switzerland Differential lysis Qiamp/Micron YM100 (Qiagen/Millipore) Quantifiler Human (AB) NGM-Select (AB)
Stuttgart, Germany Differential lysis Charge-Switch (Invitrogen) Quantifiler Human (AB) NGM-Select or SEfiler (AB)
Lugano, Switzerland Differex™ Qiamp (Qiagen) Qubit (Invitrogen) SGM-Plus (AB)
Lausanne, Switzerland Differex™ Qiamp/Amicon Ultra 0.5 ml 30K (Qiagen/Millipore) Quantifiler Human and Y Human Male (AB) SGM-Plus (AB)
  1. AB, Applied Biosystems (Carlsbad, CA, USA); Invitrogen (Carlsbad, CA, USA), Millipore (Billerica, MA, USA), Qiagen (Hilden, Germany).