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DNA profiling

n.
The identification and documentation of the structure of certain regions of a given DNA molecule, used to determine the source of a DNA sample, to determine a child's paternity, to diagnose genetic disorders, or to incriminate or exonerate suspects of a crime. Also called DNA fingerprinting, DNA typing.
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The United States, Canada, Australia and most European countries have followed United Kingdom's lead, with DNA profiling now internationally regarded as the most important breakthrough in modern policing.
DOG DNA profiling should be introduced in a bid to crack down on irresponsible pet owners - a councillor has claimed.
However he added that introducing DNA profiling would be too costly.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "Due to advances in forensic examination and DNA profiling, police inquiries are focusing on the significance of a certain item recovered on the night of the murder.
JEDDAH: The Health Ministry has completed the DNA profiling of all the pilgrims who were injured and killed in last week's stampede in Mina, and have urged the victims' relatives to provide blood samples so that these can be used to match those taken from their loved ones.
This edition has new chapters on low-template DNA profiling and the software likeLTD for the evaluation of these profiles, as well as updated material on DNA profiling technology, new material on DNA transfer, brief introductions to novel genomics-based and related forensic technologies, simplified material on beta-binomial and multinomial-Dirichlet sampling formulas, and a rewritten section on mixture interpretation.
KUWAIT, July 1 (KUNA) -- The National Assembly on Wednesday approved a draft bill on the DNA profiling for all citizens, foreign residents and visitors in the first and second readings and referred the bill to the government.
This will provide the criminal justice system with a greatly improved DNA profiling services and further DNA identifications as a result.
The laboratories were asked to conduct DNA profiling from two different bone powder samples, dating back 150 years and 400 years respectively.
NEW technology will allow forensic scientists in Scotland to "lead the way" in DNA profiling following a PS6million investment, according to the Justice Secretary.
Yesterday forensic scientist James Walker told the court how he had carried out DNA profiling on a sample taken from the left outer hip area of the pensioner's jeans.
The Centre provided the information in its response to a PIL filed by the NGO Lokniti Foundation, seeking a direction to the government to implement a scientific system of DNA profiling at the national- level for cross- matching missing persons reported from different parts of the country with unidentified bodies.

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