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DNA profile

n.
The set of values of a group of genetic markers identified in an individual's DNA by DNA profiling. Also called DNA fingerprint, DNA type, genetic fingerprint.
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Speaking to Gulf News, Dr Ahmad Al Marzooqi, Head of the Forensic Biology and DNA Section at Abu Dhabi Police, said: "The UAE has around 13,000 DNA profiles of criminals collected from crime scenes.
That means that we could identify a surname from a DNA profile.
In unknown suspect cases, forensic laboratories attempt to match the DNA profile obtained from the crime scene evidence against DNA profiles from other cases, or against DNA profiles from convicted offenders.
This expanded loci panel enhances the power of discrimination and allows comparison of offender DNA profiles generated with the PowerPlex 18D System to those generated using the Identifiler([R]) or PowerPlex([R]) 16 Systems.
A DNA profile of her assailant was derived after she was taken to the hospital and a rape kit was prepared.
Blood found within the recesses of the buttons of a wristwatch also found at Cao's home matched Kevin's DNA profile.
DNA profiles from evidence collected at crime scenes is also loaded onto the database and police are then able to wait for that magic moment when a match is made and an individual is linked to a crime.
A DNA profile can be obtained from a body, even if it has been burnt in a fire.
Evidence recovered from the crime scene revealed that the victim had been sexually assaulted and that evidence provided a DNA profile of the offender.
Last year detectives re-investigating the case made a major breakthrough when forensic experts discovered a DNA profile which they believe belongs to the killer.
LANCASTER - Assemblyman Phil Wyman said he wants to expand California's DNA profile database to include a wider range of convicted criminals.
But often a crime scene will contain complex DNA mixtures (usually more than two individuals), and the detection of a particular DNA profile in such mixtures is challenging.