DNA profiling

DNA fingerprinting UK [ˌdiː en eɪ ˈfɪŋɡə(r)ˌprɪntɪŋ] / US [ˌdɪ en eɪ ˈfɪŋɡərˌprɪntɪŋ] or DNA profiling UK [ˌdiː en eɪ ˈprəʊfaɪlɪŋ] / US [ˌdɪ en eɪ ˈproʊfaɪlɪŋ] or DNA testing UK [ˌdiː en eɪ ˈtestɪŋ] / US [ˌdɪ en eɪ ˈtestɪŋ] noun [uncountable]
DNA profiling or DNA testing the scientific examination of someone's DNA to find out whether they are someone's father, whether they have committed a crime etc

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  • DNA profiling — or DNA fingerprinting noun Genetic fingerprinting (see under ↑genetic) • • • Main Entry: ↑DNA * * * DNA profiling variant UK [ˌdiː en eɪ ˈprəʊfaɪlɪŋ] US [ˌdi en eɪ ˈproʊfaɪlɪŋ] Main entry: DN …   Useful english dictionary

  • DNA profiling — n [U] the act of examining the DNA found where a crime has happened and the DNA of people who may have committed the crime, in order to find out who is responsible …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • DNA profiling — a scientific process using samples of bodily fluid or tissue that can establish to a very high degree of probability that two samples are from the same person. It has obvious uses in linking criminals to the scene of the crime and in paternity… …   Law dictionary

  • DNA profiling — Not to be confused with Full genome sequencing. Forensic science …   Wikipedia

  • DNA Consultants — is a DNA profiling company in Phoenix, Arizona, founded by Donald Panther Yates in 2003.[1] It began as a consulting service offered by Dr. Yates to research project participants when he was a professor at Georgia Southern University. The company …   Wikipedia

  • DNA Solutions — is a DNA testing company[1] created by biotechnologist Vern Muir B.Sc. in 1996, and incorporated in 1998. The company created a home paternity kit in 1997 and has since expanded its services to include DNA sample storage. Contents 1 History 2 DNA …   Wikipedia

  • DNA fingerprinting — UK [ˌdiː en eɪ ˈfɪŋɡə(r)ˌprɪntɪŋ] / US [ˌdɪ en eɪ ˈfɪŋɡərˌprɪntɪŋ] or DNA profiling UK [ˌdiː en eɪ ˈprəʊfaɪlɪŋ] / US [ˌdɪ en eɪ ˈproʊfaɪlɪŋ] or DNA testing UK [ˌdiː en eɪ ˈtestɪŋ] / US [ˌdɪ en eɪ ˈtestɪŋ] noun [uncountable] DNA profiling or DNA… …   English dictionary

  • DNA testing — DNA fingerprinting UK [ˌdiː en eɪ ˈfɪŋɡə(r)ˌprɪntɪŋ] / US [ˌdɪ en eɪ ˈfɪŋɡərˌprɪntɪŋ] or DNA profiling UK [ˌdiː en eɪ ˈprəʊfaɪlɪŋ] / US [ˌdɪ en eɪ ˈproʊfaɪlɪŋ] or DNA testing UK [ˌdiː en eɪ ˈtestɪŋ] / US [ˌdɪ en eɪ ˈtestɪŋ] noun [uncountable] DNA …   English dictionary

  • DNA identification — DNA profiling or fingerprinting is an analysis of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) resulting in the identification of an individual s patterned chemical structure of genetic information. A method of determining distinctive patterns in genetic material …   Black's law dictionary

  • DNA — For a non technical introduction to the topic, see Introduction to genetics. For other uses, see DNA (disambiguation). The structure of the DNA double helix. The atoms in the structure are colour coded by element and the detailed structure of two …   Wikipedia

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