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DNA Fingerprinting, Paternity Testing and Relationship (Immigration) Analysis

  1. Paul G Debenham

Published Online: 15 JUL 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005202

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Debenham, P. G. 2006. DNA Fingerprinting, Paternity Testing and Relationship (Immigration) Analysis. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University Diagnostics Ltd, Teddington, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2006

Abstract

The application of DNA analysis to unravel an individual's parentage is now over 15 years old. The techniques have evolved and the applications expanded as the interest in defining relationships continues to grow.

Keywords:

  • Jeffreys;
  • paternity;
  • relationship analysis;
  • short tandem repeat profiling