Reference Entry

DNA fingerprinting

Edited by Jonathan Law

in A Dictionary of Law

Ninth edition

Published in print June 2018 | ISBN: 9780198802525
Published online June 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191840807
DNA fingerprinting

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A scientific technique in which an individual’s genetic material (DNA) is extracted from cells in a sample of tissue and analysed to produce a graphic chart that is unique to that person. The technique may be used as ...

Reference Entry.  94 words. 

Subjects: Law

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