MadSci Network: Genetics

Subject: Genetic material in ejaculate - normal vs. vasectomy?

Date: Mon Jul 11 06:11:35 2011
Posted by Rich
Grade level: nonaligned School: No school entered.
City: Williamsburg State/Province: Virginia Country: 23188
Area of science: Genetics
ID: 1310389895.Ge

Realizing that semen's primary purpose is to transport genetic material, how 
much genetic material is in the ejaculate of a man who has had a vasectomy?  
Much has been made in TV shows, movies and in real live over the testing of 
ejaculate for genetic material to identify criminals (particulary rapists) and 
my curiosity has lead me to wonder if this process could be circumvented by a 

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