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Can you extract DNA from a persons cremated remians/ashes

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Can you extract DNA from a persons cremated remians/ashes?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Nomi replied 7 years ago.
No DNA will be destroyed at high temperature as the body is burnt .To extract DNA you need the human cells in a non burnt form and at optimal temperature.You cannot get any clue from ashes that whose body was burnt.
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