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genetic map

n.
A graphic representation of the arrangement of genes or DNA sequences on a chromosome. Also called gene map.

genetic map

n
(Genetics) a graphic representation of the order of genes within chromosomes by means of detailed analysis of the DNA. See also chromosome map
genetic mapping n

genet′ic map′


n.
an arrangement of genes on a chromosome.

genetic map

or gene map
A graphic representation of the arrangement of genes on a chromosome. A genetic map is used to locate and identify the gene or genes that determine a particular inherited trait. ♦ Locating and identifying genes in a genetic map is called genetic mapping.
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Noun1.genetic map - graphical representation of the arrangement of genes on a chromosome
organization, arrangement, organisation, system - an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"
Translations
carte génétique
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Experts built Scotland's first comprehensive genetic map, which reveals that the country is divided into six main clusters of genetically similar individuals: the Borders, the south-west, the northeast, the Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland.
Experts created Scotland's first comprehensive genetic map which reveals the country is divided into six main clusters of genetically similar individuals.
But rather than all traces of such peoples being lost in the mists of time, Scotland's first comprehensive genetic map reveals the DNA of Scottish people still contains signs of the ancient kingdoms, with many apparently living in the same areas as their ancestors more than a millennium ago.
The remains were removed from the sites and deposited with the Department of Forensic Medicine in Baghdad to extract the genetic map and match them with the DNA of the families of the missing.
Obtaining a detailed genetic map of 200 unique individuals, each with 2,000 markers, used to be very expensive but is now very affordable at a total cost of $3,000, or less than a penny per marker.
A groundbreaking study first conducted by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) has been expanded upon by an international team of scientists leading to a detailed genetic map of human proteins.
Research at WCM-Q led by Dr Karsten Suhre has been expanded upon by an international team of scientists, leading to a detailed genetic map of human proteins.
According to the companies, the first-ever, two guayule genomes have already been sequenced and completely assembled and a physical and genetic map are being developed that will provide a high level of accuracy and efficiency for breeding improvement.
With additional markers and larger population, a much more comprehensive genetic map of Phalaenopsis would be constructed.
From the ER genetic map, the lab's new computerized program will strongly suggest to the ER physician a course of further testing and patient treatment.
After scoring of gels, the genotypic data were analyzed by the statistical program MAPMAKER/EXP version 3.0 (Lander et al., 1987) to construct a genetic map. QTL cartographer v 2.5 (Wang et al., 2006) was used for detection/tagging of QTLs on the map by computing phenotypic data of each F2 individual against its genotypic data.