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genetic fingerprinting

See DNA FINGERPRINTING.
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genetic fingerprinting

see FINGERPRINTING.
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However, the DNA analyses indicate that chipmunks living in the westernmost swath of the four-state region are more closely related than those living at eastern sites.
DNA analyses ought to reveal whether these asphalt-dwelling organisms are genetically distinct from similar creatures found elsewhere in the Gulf's waters, says MacDonald.
When Beheregaray and his colleagues conducted detailed DNA analyses of tortoises from these three subspecies, they unexpectedly found that the more-populous Alcedo tortoises had one-third to one-fifth the genetic diversity of the two subspecies inhabiting the island's southern shore.
However, mitochondrial DNA analyses of living people align with the single-origin, or out-of-Africa, scenario, Stoneking says.
However, other researchers using DNA analyses have concluded that primates arose approximately 90 million years ago (SN: 4/20/02, p.
DNA analyses, which have yet to be conducted on human bones at the Neolithic sites, will clarify the spread of agricultural groups, he adds.