Friday, 12 September 2014

DNA profiling


              DNA profiling (also called DNA Fingerprinting,DNA testing, DNA typing, or genetic fingerprinting) is a technique employed by forensic scientists to assist in the identification of individuals by their respective DNA profiles.DNA profiles are encrypted sets of numbers that reflect a person's DNA makeup, which can also be used as the person's identifier.It is used in, for example, parental testing and criminal investigation.
               Although 99.9% of human DNA sequences are the same in every person, enough of the DNA is different to distinguish one individual from another, unless they are monozygotic twins. DNA profiling uses