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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His subsequent conviction resulted from a new tactic in wildlife preservation: The genetic fingerprinting methods that have been so successful in the criminal justice system are now being used to solve poaching crimes.
And Sir Alec is expected to air his controversial views on the future of genetic fingerprinting.
The British breakthrough is similar to the genetic fingerprinting technique used in police inquiries.
Information is also provided on genetically-engineered protein toxins, as well as genetic fingerprinting for forensic studies and the use of genomics for the agents of tularemia, brucellosis, and clostridial gas gangrene.
Teenagers are learning the secrets of genetic fingerprinting and human cloning on a new course to promote biosciences.
The AFLP technology has since become one of the most popular genetic fingerprinting techniques for the genetic analysis of plants, micro-organisms and animals.
Yet science drives innovation further and the new "perfect" technology is set to be genetic fingerprinting....
GENETIC fingerprinting has linked hundreds of criminals to the scene of their crime in South Wales.
DNA testing is now commonplace with genetic fingerprinting regarded as the greatest ever aid to help the fight against crime.
Most people can trace their family tree back only a few generations, but genetic fingerprinting will be able to retrace ancestral lines back 45,000 years or more.
Canel is using genetic fingerprinting to screen plants at the seed level.
New technologies such as rapid biologic screens and genetic fingerprinting of microbes need to be used for sample identification Many public health laboratories around the country are developing this capacity.