This easy-to-read and up-to-date text fully explains the scientific basis of DNA fingerprinting and its many current applications, including kinship testing and the conviction or exoneration of crime suspects. The book also covers the crucial legal and ethical issues and looks at the future developments of the procedure. DNA Fingerprinting Second Edition is an essential reference for anyone interested in the genetic, forensic, legal and ethical issues raised by this powerful new technique - particularly medical and biology students and members of the legal profession.
|The genetic background|
|Studying DNA polymorphism|
|Origin and maintenance of DNA polymorphism|
|DNA typing to identify suspects|
|DNA typing to establish relationships|
|Further development-technical and ethical issues|
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Series: Medical Perspectives S.
Number Of Pages: 124
Published: 1st December 1998
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.5 x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.28