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DNA fingerprinting

Definition:
A technique for identifying individuals of a species that is based on the uniqueness of their DNA sequence. Uniqueness is determined by identifying which combination of allelic variations occur in the individual at a statistically relevant number of different loci.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
Entry Terms:
  • DNA profiling
  • DNA fingerprints
  • DNA typing
  • genetic fingerprinting
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/34184
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