genetic fingerprint


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genetic fingerprint

genetic fingerprint

n
(Genetics) the pattern of DNA unique to each individual that can be analysed in a sample of blood, saliva, or tissue: used as a means of identification
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Noun1.genetic fingerprint - biometric identification obtained by examining a person's unique sequence of DNA base pairs; often used for evidence in criminal law cases
biometric authentication, biometric identification, identity verification - the automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristics; "negative identification can only be accomplished through biometric identification"; "if a pin or password is lost or forgotten it can be changed and reissued but a biometric identification cannot"
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He said that the university, one of the institutions that are in partnership with the WYF, is interested in artificial intelligence and genetic fingerprint, adding that this partnership aims at sharing viewpoints to float innovative ideas that can help develop Africa and the Arab region.
The genetic fingerprint of the Gulf palm varieties included in this atlas have been included by the Department of Biotechnology Research at the Palm Research Center in Oman.
Their ideas for further exploration included identifying a characteristic genetic fingerprint to help determine a common pathophysiology.
Note the colloquial term "genetic fingerprint" here--it's a term commonly used by analogy, and probably because it's a pretty good analogy.
"Despite that, we were able to look at the genetic fingerprint of the bodies," Mansour explained of how they pieced together the story of who the bodies were.
Oswestry, United Kingdom, January 07, 2016 --(PR.com)-- A group of Science A Level and BTEC Forensic Science Students from North Shropshire College (NSC) recently visited Keele University, the focus of the day was to allow the students to extract their own DNA and see their genetic fingerprint. Biology tutor Shon Prebble commented, "We've arranged this activity for a couple of years now and the students always enjoy it.
Researchers say the virus has the genetic fingerprint of a bacteriophage - a type of virus known to infect bacteria.
The company in-licensed the Lung Subtype Platform (LSP) based upon findings showing that the technology can distinguish multiple subtypes of lung cancer based upon a genetic fingerprint from a tumour sample.
A KAUST official contacted him and discussed the research he had undertaken but Al-Hasan rejected the university's offer "because the university is interested in energy and industry research and did not offer to have me complete my medical nanotechnology research." Al-Hasan's innovation was applied on cancer patients and showed that a new genetic fingerprint can indicate the type and degree of cancer at an early stage.
Autism, which has no genetic fingerprint and takes complex diagnosis, is usually spotted through some of the most common symptoms.
The same genetic fingerprint is absent from other species of modern brown bears.