centimorgan


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centimorgan

(ˈsɛntɪˌmɔːɡən)
n
(Genetics) genetics a unit of chromosome length, used in genetic mapping, equal to the length of chromosome over which crossing over occurs with 1 per cent frequency
[C20: named after Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866–1945), US biologist]
Translations
centimorgan
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A genome-wide screening was carried out using 386 microsatellite markers, distributed with an average spacing of 10 centimorgan on 22 chromosomes, excluding X and Y (ABI Prism Linkage Mapping Set 2, Applied Biosystems, Foster City, CA, USA).
10] Nonstandard abbreviations: cffDNA, cell-free fetal DNA; DMD, Duchenne muscular dystrophy; IRB, institutional review board; indel, small insertion and deletion; GATK, Gene Analysis Toolkit; SNV, single-nucleotide variant; HapA, haplotype A; bcp, Bayesian change point; DMD-02-9-wk, DMD-02 at 9 weeks; cM, centimorgan.
Chromosome-specific centimorgan to megabase (cM/Mb) conversion ratios Chromosome Length Length cM/Mb (Mb) (cM) ratio 1 158 166 1.
La distancia entre los loci es expresada en centimorgan (cM), el cual representa la frecuencia de recombinacion entre los loci (1cM = 1% de recombinacion) (Sunil, 1999).
Congenic mapping of alcohol and pentobarbital withdrawal liability loci to a <1 centimorgan interval of murine chromosome 4: Identification of Mpdz as a candidate gene.
interval-specific congenic strains) to narrow relatively large QTL intervals to regions of less than 1 centiMorgan (cM) containing only a few genes.