NEET Botany Molecular Basis of Inheritance Questions Solved


(a) Expand VNTR and describe its role in DNA fingerprinting.      (1+2 marks)

(b) List any two applications of DNA fingerprinting technique.

(a) VNTR - Variable Number of Tandem Repeat(s)                                (1+2 marks)

- used as a probe (because of its high degree of polymorphism)

(b) Forensic science / criminal investigation (any point related to

forensic science) / determine population and genetic diversities /

paternity testing / maternity testing /study of evolutionary biology

Difficulty Level:

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