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The process of comparing the nucleotide sequences of different DNA samples to find out if the samples are from the same individual or not. This is often used as a way to investigate crime, for example by comparing samples found at the crime scene with samples from the suspects.


From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

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