Forensic Science Fundamentals and Investigations

Criminal Justice

Quiz 7 :

Dna Profiling

Quiz 7 :

Dna Profiling

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James Watson and Francis Crick received the 1953 Nobel Prize for their work on describing the structure of DNA as:
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Humans share common ancestors.Therefore the DNA STR profile of all humans is the same.
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Because DNA is composed of alternating sugar and phosphate molecules, DNA is known as a double helix.
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mtDNA is used to trace ancestry through the female line.
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(GAAT) (GAAT) (GAAT) (GAAT) is an example of:
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Most females have one X and one Y (XY) sex chromosome.
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Name a method of separating molecules, such as DNA, based on their size.___________________________________.
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The total amount of DNA in a cell, which is contained in the cell's nucleus (nuclear DNA) and mitochondria (mtDNA), is called the human:
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Alternate forms of a gene are called:
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Ninety-five percent of DNA is non-coding.What term describes non-coding DNA that acts as genetic "on-an-off" switches?
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Which method is used to identify different STR markers?
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What material is used to isolate and cut DNA?____________________________________________.
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The 95 percent of noncoding DNA is involved in:
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In 1984, Dr.Alec Jeffreys at the University of Leicaster observed that DNA from different individuals contains different polymorphisms.His laboratory developed a technique for isolating and analyzing these variable areas that is known as:
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To calculate the percentage of people who have a particular allele, population studies are conducted to collect data.
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Except for identical twins, no two people on earth have the same:
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Approximately how many base pairs are in the human body?
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Which chromosomes have the same shape and contain the same genes?
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DNA in chromosomes is called
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If one person has two alleles that are the same for a specific STR, then that person is considered to have:
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