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Genetic fingerprint

Genetic fingerprint --> fingerprint

1. An impression of the inked bulb of the distal phalanx of a finger, showing the configuration of the surface ridges, used as a means of identification.

See: dermatoglyphics, galtons system of classification of fingerprints.

2. Term, sometimes used informally, referring to any analytical method capable of making fine distinctions between similar compounds or gel patterns; e.g., the pattern of an infrared absorption curve or of a two-dimensional paper chromatograph.

3. In genetics, the analysis of dna fragments to determine the identity of an individual or the paternity of a child.

Synonym: genetic fingerprint.


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Founder Effect/Bottle Neck Effect and Chromosomal reversal?

... a bottle neck effect can ever leave any kind of lasting 'trace' in the genetic history of a species, so that for example you might be able to say ... point in the past? Or in other words, do such events leave any kind of 'fingerprint', or is such information lost as diversity is restored over time?

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by jebus197
Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:23 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Founder Effect/Bottle Neck Effect and Chromosomal reversal?
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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... increasingly clear that many RNA viruses add the capacity to exchange genetic material with one another, and to acquire genes from their hosts, ... to that number expected by chance. Excessive homoplasies are the fingerprint of recombination. How clonal are viruses? The impressive tally ...

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by Sabrina
Wed Jan 17, 2007 7:12 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... of a concoction of porphria, thc, lsd, plus several other biological/genetic arrangements. I believe that the stronglyiode was chosen as the baseline ... from developing resistance to a once effaceous remedy. Once a "fingerprint" of whatever lotion you apply to a lesion is recognized ...

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by al
Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:33 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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fingerprint

The fingerprint is more genetic than enviornmental, however. Identical twins have nearly if not completely identical fingerprints. Chris ...

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by biostudent84
Tue Nov 30, 2004 6:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: fingerprint
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