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Latent Fingerprint Enhancement Using Tripolyphosphate-Chitosan Microparticles

Il Dueik, Issa M. A. and Morris, Gordon A. (2013) Latent Fingerprint Enhancement Using Tripolyphosphate-Chitosan Microparticles. International Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry, 2013. pp. 1-4. ISSN 1687-9341

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Chitosan has been widely used in the preparation of microparticles for drug delivery; however, it has not been considered in forensic applications. Tripolyphosphate- (TPP-) chitosan microparticles were formed using ionotropic gelation in the presence of a coloured dye and deposited onto latent fingerprints enabling fingerprint identification.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Schools: School of Applied Sciences
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Depositing User: Gordon Morris
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2013 15:33
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 20:08


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