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dc.creatorHarbison, Corey
dc.date2017-06-15en_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-15T17:22:24Z
dc.date.available2017-06-15T17:22:24Z
dc.date.created2017-06-15
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10776/11698
dc.description.abstractAlec John Jeffreys created a process called DNA fingerprinting in the UK during the twentieth century. For DNA fingerprinting, technicians identify a person as the source of a biological sample by comparing the genetic information contained in the person's DNA to the DNA contained in the sample. Jeffreys developed the technique in the 1980s while at the University of Leicester in Leicester, UK. Jeffreys's technique had immediate applications. In forensic science, DNA fingerprinting enabled police to identify suspects of crimes based on their genetic identities. Previous biologic techniques enabled only the exclusion of possible suspects, not the identification of individuals. Jeffreys's technique also enabled technicians to identify the father of a child in paternity testing.en_US
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dc.publisherArizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and Society. Embryo Project Encyclopedia.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofEmbryo Project Encyclopediaen_US
dc.rightsCopyright Arizona Board of Regentsen_US
dc.subjectPeopleen_US
dc.subject.lcshDNA fingerprintingen_US
dc.subject.lcshForensic sciencesen_US
dc.subject.lcshForensic anthropologyen_US
dc.subject.lcshMicrosatellites (Genetics)en_US
dc.subject.lcshExons (Genetics)en_US
dc.subject.lcshIntronsen_US
dc.subject.lcshJeffreys, Alec J.en_US
dc.subject.lcshUniversity of Leicesteren_US
dc.subject.lcshDNAen_US
dc.subject.lcshEuropean Molecular Biology Organizationen_US
dc.subject.lcshFlavell, R. A. (Richard A.)en_US
dc.subject.lcshGel electrophoresisen_US
dc.subject.lcshHemoglobinen_US
dc.subject.lcshHemoglobin polymorphismsen_US
dc.subject.lcshMengele, Josef, 1911-1979en_US
dc.subject.lcshForensic identificationen_US
dc.subject.lcshIdentificationen_US
dc.subject.meshGlobinsen_US
dc.subject.meshHemoglobinsen_US
dc.subject.meshPolymorphism, Restriction Fragment Lengthen_US
dc.subject.meshDNA Restriction Enzymesen_US
dc.subject.meshChromosome Mappingen_US
dc.subject.meshCloning, Molecularen_US
dc.titleAlec John Jeffreys (1950–)en_US
dc.typeTexten_US
dc.rights.licenseLicensed as Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/en_US
dc.subject.embryoPeopleen_US
dc.subject.tagForensicsen_US
dc.description.typeArticlesen_US
dc.date.createdstandard2017-06-15en_US
dc.contributer.editorHaskett, Dorothy R.en_US


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