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Search Results for: linkage map

Linkage map

Definition noun A genetic map showing the relative positions of genetic markers along a chromosome that is determined by... Read More

Map

Definition noun, plural: maps (1) A visual or graphical representation depicting the relative positions of objects, events,... Read More

Genetic map

Definition noun (1) A list of ordered genetic loci for a particular genome. (2) A map of the relative positions of genetic... Read More

Map distance

Map distance The degree of separation of two loci on a linkage map, measured in morgans or... Read More

Polytene chromosome

polytene chromosome (Science: cell biology) giant chromosomes produced by the successive replication of homologous pairs of... Read More

Genetic locus

Definition noun, plural: genetic loci The location of a gene (or of a significant sequence) on a chromosome or on a linkage... Read More

Genetic marker

Definition noun, plural: genetic markers A gene or (a fragment of) DNA sequence having a known location on a chromosome, has... Read More

Marker

Definition noun, plural: markers (general) Anything that marks or is used to mark, e.g. a location. (genetics) A gene or DNA... Read More