Today's DNA profile
DNA profiling, DNA fingerprinting.
DNA profiling, DNA fingerprinting, gel analysis
An image of DNA profile.
A DNA fingerprint is a profile of a person's inherited DNA variations, specifically repeated sequences
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.
Alec Jeffreys (the "inventor" of DNA fingerprinting) explains repeats.
This is a simulation of Anderson's case. Match the DNA profile for yourself.
Alec Jeffreys talks about how he came up with the name.
Marvin Anderson was exonerated through the efforts of the Innocence Project using DNA profiling data.
An image of Alec Jeffreys.