SelectaDNA

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SelectaDNA is a forensic property marking system used as part of crime prevention strategies for businesses and residential properties.[1]

Every marking kit and spray canister has a unique forensic DNA signature which is a series of combinations of A (Adenine), C (Cytosine), G (Guanine) and T (Thymine). The synthetic DNA used is short-chain, making it far more robust than human DNA.[citation needed]

The details of the code are recorded on a database so that a code found on an asset or person can be deciphered by a molecular genetic laboratory and identified back to a specific owner or location.

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  1. ^ Corrigan, Naomi (2011-03-29). "Crime fighting solution SelectaDNA piloted in Middlesbrough". Gazette Live. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 

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SmartWater