DNA Analysis Is Our Specialty
Mitotyping Technologies is primarily
devoted to the forensic applications of
mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) analysis. We
are one of the oldest and most experienced
companies providing forensic mitochondrial
DNA testing featuring 72-hour turnaround
time for DNA identification of human remains.
We have worked on criminal, civil, and
federal cases in 49 states and numerous
foreign countries and have testified over
200 times in mitochondrial DNA cases.
We are proud to serve both prosecution
and defense teams, law enforcement agencies,
and private individuals. Forensic
Science Reviews has published
our summer 2012 article titled "Forensic
Mitochondrial DNA Analysis: Current Practice
and Future Potential," by Terry Melton,
Charity Holland, and Mitchell Holland.
mitochondrial DNA analysis of shed hairs
and hair fragments is our specialty.
have a 95.5% success rate in developing
profiles from hairs of all ages and sizes
and are the only forensic laboratory that
uses an "ancient DNA" approach for challenged
samples. Each sample is analyzed individually
to account for its specific analytical
needs. Click here for our recently
published, peer-reviewed article
in Investigative Genetics: http://www.investigativegenetics.com/content/3/1/12
- Hair in the hand of a
- Shed pubic hairs in sexual
- Hair in discarded crime
scene masks or clothing
- Skeletal remains in missing
Please contact us to determine if mitochondrial
DNA analysis can be helpful to your case.
Our fee schedule is available on request
and our prices are very competitive.
provide mtDNA analysis for international
clients and welcome contacts with all
agencies outside the United States. We
are excited about helping you introduce
these superb technologies to your repertoire
of criminal justice laboratory methods.
Our clients include the Australian Federal
Police, Ontario Provincial Police, the
UK's LGC Forensics, Royal Bahamas Police,
Israel National Police, and New Zealand's
Institute of Environmental Science and
If mtDNA analysis is not available in
your jurisdiction, please contact us.
Our fees are the same for international
clients as for domestic clients.
Accredited by ASCLD/LAB since 2001
and permitted in forensic identity by
New York State.