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Tube containing a small pellet of DNA

Tube containing a small pellet of DNA

G210/0223

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27.8 MB (2.2 MB compressed)

2742 x 3543 pixels

23.1 x 30.0 cm ⏐ 9.1 x 11.8 in (300dpi)

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JAMES HOLMES, CELLMARK DIAGNOSTICS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY JAMES HOLMES, CELLMARK DIAGNOSTICS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

A technician examines a tube containing a small pellet of DNA extracted from human white blood cells for use in DNA fingerprinting. Electrophoresis is used to separate selected DNA into a pattern of bands that is unique to one person. DNA fingerprinting can thus be used to prove family relationships, such as the paternity of a child, because some of the parent's DNA bands will match some of the bands in the child's fingerprint. The technique is also used to identify & convict criminals from blood, semen or hair left at the scene of a crime. Photo taken at ICI Cellmark Diagnostics, Oxfordshire.

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