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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]
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Genetic distances were converted from recombination fractions into centiMorgans (cM) according to Kosambi (1943).
DEKKERS (2004) suggested that, due to the LD extension seen in the entire genome in animal populations of zootechnical interest, informative markers every 1 or 2 centimorgans (cM) may be sufficient to detect most of the QTLs affecting production traits.
A hypothetical genome consisting of four linkage groups of 100 centimorgans (cM) each and 21 equally spaced molecular markers was established and used to simulate RIL populations.
Recombination rate estimates were converted to genetic distances in centiMorgans (cM) using the Kosambi mapping function.
000 centimorgans (nao encontramos no dicionario) de comprimento, considerando uma unica caracteristica quantitativa, governada por 800 locos com dois alelos cada um.
1998) identified a quantitative trait locus for saturated and monounsaturated fatty acid composition of subcutaneous fat located at 18 centimorgans from the centromere on bovine chromosome BTA19.
This represents a substantial improvement over standard mapping strategies, which yield only statistically based confidence intervals on the order of 10 to 30 centiMorgans (cM), corresponding to about 20 to 50 Mb in mice (Glazier et al.
Genetic positions are expressed in Kosambi centiMorgans (cM).
En todos los grupos de ligamiento los valores de recombinacion fueron convertidos a centiMorgans (cM) usando la funcion Kosambi.
5 centimorgans (cM); es menos complejo, tiene 34 kb de longitud, se compone de 8 exones (a-h), codifica un ARN mensajero (ARNm) de 1.