DNA Forensics Problem Set 2

Problem 10: Determining paternity

Results from a single locus probe DNA fingerprint analysis for a man and woman and their four children are shown in the illustration.

Which child, if any, can be excluded as being the biological offspring of the father?

A. Child 1

B. Child 2

C. Child 3

D. Child 4

E. NONE of the children can be excluded

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