TERMIUM Plus®

The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

BIOLOGY SERVICES DIRECTORATE [1 record]

Record 1 - external organization data 2013-05-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Compartment - Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
OBS

As part of Forensic Science and Identification Services (FS&IS), the Biology Services Directorate processes biological trace evidence from crime scenes to generate DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) typing profiles. The processing of biological trace evidence uses highly sophisticated automated technology to create a DNA profile that helps investigators through the association of suspects to victims and to crime scenes. The analytical service provides: the extraction, amplification (i.e. polymerase chain reaction - PCR) of DNA and generation of genetic profiles; the interpretation of controls; and quality controls.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tiroir - Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC)
OBS

La Direction du service de biologie traite des éléments de preuve biologiques prélevés sur des scènes de crime afin de générer des profils de typage génétique. Le traitement des éléments de preuve biologiques fait appel à une technologie automatisée de pointe afin de créer un profil génétique qui aide les policiers par une possible association entre suspects, victimes et scènes de crime. Le service d'analyse fournit les services suivants : l'extraction, l'amplification (c.-à-d. réaction de polymérisation en chaîne - RPC) de l'ADN (acide désoxyribonucléique) et le développement de profils génétiques; l'interprétation des contrôles; les contrôles de qualité.

Spanish

Save record 1

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2021
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau

Features

Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

The Language Portal’s writing tools have a new look! Easy to consult, they give you access to a wealth of information that will help you write better in English and French.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: