DNA Forensics Problem Set 2

Problem 3: Methods of VNTR analysis


The analysis of VNTR alleles in forensic DNA profile analysis is based on what common method of molecular biology?

A. Cloning


C. Immunoblotting

D. PCR reactions

E. Southern hybridization

This is the only one of these techniques used in analyzing VNTR alleles in a forensics application. See the tutorial for a detailed description of Southern hybridization.

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