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- Genetic fingerprinting helps sort out look-alikes. // Agricultural Research;Dec93, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p8
Analyzes genetic fingerprinting as a technique that sorts out look-alikes by reading their DNA make-up. Genetic diversity; Human genome research; Germplasm; Comments.
- Action at a distance. Eden, Sharon; Cedar, Howard // Nature;5/4/1995, Vol. 375 Issue 6526, p16
Informs about use of a genetic approach to identify the cis-acting elements involved in the genomic imprinting, as reported by Leighton et al in the May 1995 issue of Nature. Details of the work.
- Testing [eternity: traditional methods usually adequate. Dodd, Barbara E.; Lincoln, P.J. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);12/5/1987, Vol. 295 Issue 6611, p1435
Examines the applicability of DNA fingerprinting in solving paternity problem inquiries in Great Britain. Relevance of blood group testing in the process; Background of paternity index employed in genetical investigations; Dimensions for interpretations.
- DNA testing: Guilty or innocent? Westrup, Hugh // Current Science;11/4/94, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p14
Discusses various aspects of DNA fingerprinting. Uniqueness of DNA fingerprints; Difficulties in using DNA fingerprinting in crime detection; Accuracy; Laboratory error; Interpretation; Case of Stuart Heaton who was sentenced to life in prison for killing a teenager.
- Principles and challenges of genome-wide DNA methylation analysis. Laird, Peter W. // Nature Reviews Genetics;Mar2010, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p191
Methylation of cytosine bases in DNA provides a layer of epigenetic control in many eukaryotes that has important implications for normal biology and disease. Therefore, profiling DNA methylation across the genome is vital to understanding the influence of epigenetics. There has been a...
- Genes in black and white. Vines, Gail // New Scientist;7/8/95, Vol. 147 Issue 1985, p34
Focuses on the efforts of researchers on DNA fingerprinting to help forensic teams guess the criminal suspect's color and facial features. Analysis of the DNA tests; Plans on collection of data by the Human Genome Diversity Project; Practice of blood quantum criteria by the Bureau of Indian...
- GENOMIC SELECTION in IRELAND where we have come from, and where we are going. Berry, Donagh // Irish Farmers Monthly;Apr2011, p28
The article presents the author's views on genomic selection in Ireland that was first implemented in spring 2009. He provides a background of genomic selection which was introduced as a possible method to increase genetic gain by using information on an animal's DNA profile in 2001. He explores...
- Scientists splice RNA with DNA. // R&D Magazine;Mar95, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p11
Informs that DNA molecules are being used to cut RNA by Scripps Research Institute scientists as part of an antiviral drug development project. Hopes of scientists regarding the use of DNA molecules in drugs to fight viral infections.
- Genetic testing debate starts to bubble in U.K. Howard, Lisa S. // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;8/5/1996, Vol. 100 Issue 32, p45
Reports on the increasing use of genetic testing in combatting fraud in the national insurance system of Hong Kong. Opposition in the use of DNA fingerprints in the insurance business; Remarks from industry executives; Association of British Insurers' plan of appointing a genetic adviser to...