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32) Increasingly, statutes are amended to allow for broader use of DNA fingerprints where such advanced identification techniques could help identify missing persons or the badly damaged bodies of victims of natural or other massive disasters.
Thus, the DNA fingerprint from an innocent suspect could match that of the real criminal.
tuberculosis Strains on the Basis of DNA Fingerprint Patterns by Using the IS6110 Method in Specific Geographic Areas.
To settle this controversy, the panel -- which was convened by the National Academy of Sciences -- endorses a so-called "ceiling principle" for interpreting DNA fingerprints.
During our investigation of nursing home-related tuberculosis (TB) in Arkansas, we used a database of all DNA fingerprints obtained from Arkansas isolates in 1991-1999.
The fragments formed a characteristic pattern, or DNA fingerprint, identical to that of coyote mitochondrial DNA.
When DNA fingerprints for isolates analyzed from 1992 to 2000 were reviewed for clustering, we identified a cluster of 15 TB patients.
These preliminary results demonstrate that DNA fingerprints are capable of changing completely the emphasis of blood-grouping [biochemical identifications] in forensic science," say Gill, Jeffreys and Werrett.
In a previous study, homelessness was the key factor associated with DNA fingerprint clustering, suggesting that ongoing transmission of TB in Denver, Colorado, occurs primarily among the homeless (4).
The DNA fingerprints told us that some of the spawns shared the same father.
Closely related breeds--the mastiff and bullmastiff, for instance--have fewer points of variation in their DNA fingerprints," she says.