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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In November 1988, Scheck and Neufeld attended a symposium on forensic DNA typing at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island in New York.
Spreet, Random amplified polymorphic DNA typing of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates recovered from patients with cystic fibrosis.
Sex identification in avian species using DNA typing methods.
During the mid-1980 s, the potential application of DNA typing or profiling was initiated by laboratories in the United Kingdom (UK), the United States (US), and Canada.
Maryland) details step-by-step 22 laboratory experiments in DNA typing.
The ability to detect genetic differences between individuals increases when DNA typing information at multiple polymorphic STR loci is combined [1, 2].
To some extent, that depends on your assessment of these two additions to the expanding bookshelf of works devoted to charting the history of forensic DNA typing.
In April 2007, the laboratory of forensic genetics at CING was assigned the responsibility of identifying the skeletal remains exhumed under the auspices of the CMP by using DNA typing methodologies.
However, this derived DNA typing protocol could be used to identify the presence or absence of the RE site Msp1 by PCR followed RE digestion.
Although the committee acknowledges that DNA forensics are not always perfect, the report and its recommendations are framed by an implied yet powerful claim: non-DNA forensic techniques should live up to the gold standard created by DNA typing.
The isolates were subjected to 18S ribosomal DNA typing (15) and all were found to be T4 sequence genotypes.
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.