DNA Fingerprinting

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DNA FINGERPRINTING FACTS :

Genetic fingerprinting pinpoints individuals.

dna is unique (except in twins, they have identical DNA)

its a way of comparing DNA samples to see if they come from the same person or from teo different people.

its used in forensic science

DNA from skin, ***** etc, is taken from a crime scene and compared with the DNA taken from the suspect.

Paternity tests  -to check if a man  is the father of a particular child.

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the method :

you isolate the DNA from the cells.

special…

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Ali

'special enzymes' meaning 'restriction endonucleases'!!!

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