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The analysis of DNA from samples of body tissues or fluids, especially when conducted in order to identify individuals.
- ‘We got that gene, looked at its human counterpart and, purely by chance, inside that gene was a bit of DNA, which was the key to unlock the door on genetic fingerprinting.’
- ‘Canel is using genetic fingerprinting to screen plants at the seed level.’
- ‘‘As this finding shows, genetic profiling of tumors will offer extra power in predicting which patients will do well and which will do poorly,’ he said.’
- ‘And of course you can use genetic fingerprinting to show that the meat came from the carcass and this guy was guilty of poaching.’
- ‘Practical limitations of genetic profiling commonly lead to cases where two or more candidate adults remain nonexcluded as parents of the focal juvenile.’
- ‘A third level of population segmentation, representing more futuristic recommendations, is genetic profiling.’
- ‘On the heels of our growing ability in genetic profiling, it's a step toward enabling us to treat high-risk individuals and reduce the likelihood of cancer.’
- ‘Consequently, up to the present day there is no clear legal regulation concerning the use of genetic fingerprinting.’
- ‘With organised and drug-related crimes high on the agenda, policing is increasingly reliant on technology, advancements in genetic profiling and improved security systems to protect homes and cars.’
- ‘It uses genetic fingerprinting to identify tiny leukaemia cells from a sample of bone marrow.’
- ‘Are researchers are using genetic fingerprinting to identify when and where different species of plants and animals were initially domesticated?’
- ‘The development in recent years of so-called genetic fingerprinting has made samples of blood or other bodily fluids of perhaps even greater importance.’
- ‘In 1985 human remains were disinterred from a grave in Brazil and genetic fingerprinting subsequently identified them as Mengele's.’
- ‘In the distant future, individual susceptibility to major common polygenic diseases such as heart disease and cancer may be ascertained from DNA genetic profiling.’
- ‘Eventually, doctors might use genetic profiling to choose the best antisepsis therapy, Perrella says.’
- ‘Watson staunchly supports virtually all lines of DNA research, including controversial ones such as genetic modification of crops and genetic fingerprinting.’
- ‘‘Day by day we are hearing more about psychological Darwinism, DNA markers, genetic profiling, and we feel less and less self-determined,‘he says.’
- ‘I agree that genetic profiling will segment private health insurance markets and cause some beneficiaries to pay higher premiums.’
- ‘However the French legal system uses a different method of genetic fingerprinting and legal officials requested the opportunity to test samples.’
- ‘The idea is to combine the serological kit's ease of use with genetic fingerprinting's sensitivity and reproducibility to furnish real-time results during field surveys.’
genetic fingerprinting/jəˈnedik ˈfiNGɡərˌprin(t)iNG/
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