An early DNA fingerprint showing DNA patterns from a mother and her four children (adjacent lanes to the right)

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An early DNA fingerprint showing DNA patterns from a mother (lanes 2 and 8) and her four children (adjacent lanes to the right). Lane 1 is an unrelated person. The two sets of lanes show the fingerprints reveled with two different probes that detect different types of repeated sequences. DNA profile. DNA profiling. Autoradiograph. Technique. Forensic science. Paternity testing. Discovery. Innovation. Individual. Analysis. Identification. Identity. Contributors: Alec Jeffreys. Work ID: s97p57mj.

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