(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