Definition of Dna Fingerprinting

DNA fingerprinting is a technique that is being employed in molecular laboratories to create a connection between two biological samples. If the samples have some regions in common with each other and they overlap, this shows that they are closely linked to each other. This technique is commonly used to solve paternity issues and also in determining the culprit of any crime.


Example of DNA fingerprinting:

Some samples of DNA are collected from a crime scene and some are obtained from the suspects of that crime. Now they are analyzed and compared with each other. If the DNA profiles show similarity, then this is proof that the biological evidence came from that suspect.


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