DNA variations

A DNA fingerprint is a profile of a person's inherited DNA variations, specifically repeated sequences

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15102. Using tandem repeats for DNA fingerprinting, Alec Jeffreys

Alec Jeffreys (the "inventor" of DNA fingerprinting) explains repeats.

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15984. Try the comparison

Match the DNA fingerprints yourself.

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15583. DNA fingerprint (single locus probe)

DNA profiling, DNA fingerprinting.

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15582. DNA fingerprint

DNA profiling, DNA fingerprinting, gel analysis

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15106. Naming "DNA fingerprinting"

Alec Jeffreys talks about how he came up with the name.

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15985. The first DNA fingerprint

How a DNA fingerprint like this was made.

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16095. Chimp, Human, Neandertal HVR1

Variation between mtDNA (HVR1) samples from chimp, Neandertal and human.

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15114. Analyzing human DNA variations, Kenneth Kidd

Kenneth Kidd talks about analyzing human DNA variations.

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15975. Human and mtDNA variation

When comparing Neandertal and human mtDNA, researchers found that the differences between the sequences put Neandertals outside the range of variation of modern humans.

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15982. The first DNA fingerprint

In 1984, Alec Jeffreys produced the first DNA fingerprint. DNA-based testing methods have evolved over the years, but they still use DNA repeats as the basis for building a DNA profile.

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  • Type: animation
  • Source: DNAi