DNA fingerprint

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Synonyms for DNA fingerprint

biometric identification obtained by examining a person's unique sequence of DNA base pairs

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For this purpose, we have adapted our previously reported method of low-volume on-chip DNA fingerprint analysis (10) to isothermal WGA (iWGA).
To illustrate how the use of restriction enzymes results in the production of unique DNA fingerprint patterns for different individuals, the following demonstration was used (Figure 4; this figure was recreated as individual poster board pieces): two DNA molecules of equal length but with a different sequence of nucleotide bases were presented to students.
Positive identification of an immigration test-case using human DNA fingerprints.
As in our previous study, we then evaluated the clinical, radiographic, and microbiologic data of any patient with a single positive culture for which the DNA fingerprint matched that of another isolate processed in the laboratory within 42 days.
A database of DNA fingerprints of bacteria that infect livestock and companion animals is being developed through a new contract between the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratories (TVMDL) and Bacterial BarCodes, Inc.
3) Optimal effectiveness, however, would require a universal DNA database that contains DNA fingerprint of every citizen, otherwise potential matches would be missed.
The DNA Fingerprint Test determines 16 genetic markers that make each of us unique and compares them to a database that can explain an individual's particular ethnic mix, or genetic signature.
When Michaelsen extracts DNA from a fungus in these stored samples and runs it through gel electrophoresis, she gets a series of bands that amount to a DNA fingerprint.
The resulting DNA fingerprint patterns were viewed as virtual electropherograms.
Previously forensic scientists needed as many as 500 human cells to produce a DNA fingerprint.
Thus, the DNA fingerprint from an innocent suspect could match that of the real criminal.
July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced his support for Proposition 69, the DNA Fingerprint, Unsolved Crime and Innocence Protection Act, that establishes an all-felon DNA database for California.