genetic fingerprint


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

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For more than 10 years there has been a study [at AUST] looking at the possible effect of kinship marriage and marriages within a village over generations on the genetic fingerprint that we use in forensic DNA," he said.
The best part was seeing my genetic fingerprint, we also got to experience what university life is like.
Summary: British scientists have produced the first genetic fingerprint of the swine flu virus in Europe, following a similar breakthrough in North America, officials said Friday.
Identifying the genetic fingerprint of every new TB culture enables healthcare professionals to compare strains from a common source, such as people from within a family group, school or a factory.
By analysing the complex genetic fingerprint of sperm cells, they identified about 3,000 individual messenger RNA for fertile men, thus creating a genetic benchmark for comparison with sperm of infertile men.
Scientists can obtain a genetic fingerprint from just a single cell, which can lead to the identi- fication of the criminal.
monocytogenes for seven years and identifying each strain's unique genetic fingerprint.
Technicians would be looking for DNA, which is something like a genetic fingerprint in human cells.
Preliminary testing indicates that the genetic fingerprint of the E .
But they said that understanding their genetic fingerprint would help them to quickly spot and track these strains if they spread further.
If the Government wants a genetic fingerprint from everyone, it must say so and argue the case for collecting a piece of us all.
Mr Green had his genetic fingerprint taken after being arrested in November last year - a move which sparked controversy after police raided his offices in the Houses of Parliament as well as his constituency base and home.
Forensic tests on the mask later found the 18-year-old's genetic fingerprint and he was arrested.
Under the current rules, anyone arrested for an offence has their genetic fingerprint stored for life - which police say helped them solve more than 17,000 crimes last year.
A police trawl of serious offenders, whose genetic fingerprint is not on record, could extend to ex-convicts released from custody, she said.