genetic fingerprinting

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Synonyms for genetic fingerprinting

the procedure of analyzing the DNA in samples of a person's body tissue or body fluid for the purpose of identification

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After that the process of determining identity based on DNA analysis will take the same amount of time as it did before, except for additional few days which takes to send the bone sample and get the feedback, that is, DNA results,' explained Cengic.
Bode is already carrying on DNA analysis for 240 cases that were sent to them in mid September and the effort is for the first results to come out next month.
Short description of the contract or purchase purchase of DNA analysis to clarify family relationships.
The P-DNA Analyzer is designed to be user-friendly, enabling DNA analysis to be carried out by non-scientific specialists without pipette analysis.
WASHINGTON: From identifying Osama bin Laden to proving someone guilty of rape or murder, DNA analysis has become an essential scientific tool for police and criminal justice.
The first findings, published in the latest issue of the journal Biotechniques, indicate that the new method strengthens the DNA analysis so that previously negative samples yield positive and usable DNA profiles.
But the court found Miki guilty of murder, based on his confession to the crime during police interrogation and an eyewitness account, as well as the DNA analysis.
DNA analysis has changed over the past decade, and different types serve various purposes.
The Scientific Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) database is a resource for forensic analyses and research purposes.
Scientists believed the tiny pale green flower belonged to a group of British dune orchids but DNA analysis prove it is unique.
The government filed a notice of violation of conditions of supervised release after an offender refused to comply with a probation officer's order to submit a blood specimen pursuant to the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act.
Native American mitochondrial DNA analysis indicates that the Amerindian and the Nadene populations were founded by two independent migrations," Genetics 130 (1992): 153-162; Using mtDNA studies, Shields and his colleagues added a novel concept to this model.
Modern forensic DNA analysis systems are currently based on the separation of DNA fragments by capillary electrophoresis, a process which typically takes 40 min.
Dr Wolfgang Wuster at University of Wales,Bangor's school of biological sciences even used DNA analysis on a small sample of scale taken from the type of spitting cobra which had been given to the zoo as part of an illegal pet trade confiscation operation.
solium Asian genotype by mitochondrial DNA analysis with cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 gene (3,7).