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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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.
But DNA analysis suggests that the newly discovered bacterium is a cousin, not a forefather, of modern green-sulfur bacteria that live in sunlit, low-oxygen marine environments.
While advanced technology, especially in DNA analysis, can help solve cold cases, several problems have emerged.
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.
solium Asian genotype by mitochondrial DNA analysis with cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 gene (3,7).
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.
Genomics (Woburn, MA; 781-937-5550) has been granted a fundamental patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its direct, linear DNA analysis technology that allows ultra high-throughput genomic analysis.