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  • n. Acronym of restriction fragment length polymorphism. See riflip.


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  • The original means of performing the exams was referred to as RFLP, for restriction fragment length polymorphism.

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  • The jury will get a bewildering lesson in two types of DNA testing: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (RFLP).

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  • According to Harmon, about 70 percent of the blood was tested using PCR, which requires smaller samples but is considered less definitive than RFLP.

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  • Evolutionary relationships among hares from north Africa (Lepus sp. or Lepus spp.), cape hares (L. capensis) from South Africa, and brown hares (L. europaeus), as inferred from mtDNA PCR-RFLP and allozyme data.

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  • Indeed, even before the report by Botstein and his colleagues, Kan and colleagues (Kan & Dozy 1978, Kan et al 1980) were able to show how RFLP analysis could be used for the prenatal diagnosis of a clinical disorder (in this case, sickle-cell anemia).

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  • But guess what, 2001 -- the next century of forensic evidence is this RFLP DNA and it ` s wonderful and hey, they ` ve nailed him apparently.

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  • WOHL: No and Nancy, God bless our RFLP DNA evidence because it ` s amazing what they can take off the saliva off a cigarette butt.

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  • The markers could be provided by the restriction-fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) technique, a process already being applied to maize, barley, and rice.

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