DNA TYPING

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OTHER USES OF DNA TYPING

DNA typing has broad applications. This procedure is used in countries like USA, Australia, Germany, Canada and many others to verify the likely owner of a piece of tissue such as blood, hair, bits of flesh, bone, teeth, semen or any other part of the body.

Clearly besides disputed parentage cases, DNA typing also aids

  • in criminal investigations
  • in identification of mass disaster victims
  • in verifying the identity of human cancer cell lines
  • in determining whether a biological material is of human origin
  • in studying the genetic ancestry of human populations
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