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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The NRC report is replete with both general and specific declarations that frame the accuracy and reliability of DNA typing as the new standard for forensic investigations.
The advent of DNA typing to the sequence level and the discovery that some HLA-B27 subtypes confer protection against SpA (14,16,19,21,24,26-29) provides the rationale for research in this area.
DNA profiling (also called DNA testing, DNA typing, or genetic fingerprinting) is a technique employed by forensic scientists to assist in the identification of individuals on the basis of their respective DNA profiles.
Along with key cases, he details such techniques as Alphonse Bertillon's program of physical measurements used to recognize habitual criminals; the study of fingerprints; Phillip Gravelle's comparison microscope for examining bullets; the development of bloodstain identification; and recent advances in DNA typing techniques, blood-spatter analysis, and face-pattern recognition.
Biofortuna, based at Merseybio, has pioneered the procedures and methods applicable to anti-body screening and DNA typing.
The utility of short tandem repeat loci beyond human identification: implications for development of new DNA typing systems.
When Youngblood was charged in 1983, forensic DNA typing did not
16) Indeed, the founders of the Innocence Project, Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld, both of whom had been active in challenging the validity and reliability of DNA typing in Castro and Yee, are nowadays busy "instilling a kind of mythic power to DNA evidence" (17):
While the basics of crime detection and prosecution have remained fairly constant for centuries, the combination of DNA typing and computerized data-sharing is proving to be highly potent weapon in the crime fighter's arsenal.
Subsequent DNA typing indicated that none were the strain responsible for Legionnaires' disease.
The introduction of blood typing, and then DNA typing in 2001, has caused a sea change in the accuracy of thoroughbred record-keeping, says Mercer.
Shaler tells of difficulty in collecting the samples, keeping them from decomposing, and then DNA typing the material.
Microbial DNA typing by automated repetitive-sequence-based PCR.
The techniques that are applied in identity testing are DNA fingerprinting, DNA profiling, and DNA typing.