Some 25 years ago, on 10 September 1984, Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys had an ‘eureka’ moment. He realized that the extremely variable patterns in the structure of DNA he was studying from his technician and her family represented not only common familial patterns but could distinguish one individual in that family from another.
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Blue skies and CSIs: The unexpected discovery of DNA fingerprinting
Biochem (Lond) (2009) 31 (6): 7–9.
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Blue skies and CSIs: The unexpected discovery of DNA fingerprinting. Biochem (Lond) 1 December 2009; 31 (6): 7–9. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/BIO03106007
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