Genetic Fingerprinting

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  • Created on: 10-05-16 23:33

Organisms that are closely related have a greater similarity in their DNA base sequences.

Not all the DNA of organisms codes for protein. There are more mutations in non-coding DNA than there are in normal DNA. Therefore, closely related species will have a similar number of repeats. 

Short Tandem Repeats (STR's) are regions of non-coding DNA. These STR's can be…


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