DNA Forensics Problem Set 1

Problem 5: VNTR: hypervariable regions

VNTR alleles are hypervariable regions of human DNA that differ from each other in:

A. location of internal sites recognized by restriction enzymes.
B. variable number of point mutations.
C. number of copies of an internally repeated DNA sequence.
D. variable location on different chromosomes.
E. ability to hybridize with a specific single locus probe.

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