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Search Results for: genetic marker

Genome

Genome Definition What is a genome? As defined in biology, a genome is a complete set of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) within... 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

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

Linkage map

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

Mosaicism

Cells often go through many divisions before they become a part of an organism’s genetic make-up. This leaves room for... Read More

Marker gene

Definition noun, plural: marker genes (genetics) A gene with known physical location, easily detectable phenotype, and whose... 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

Map

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

Cell

A biological cell is a membrane-bound structure that occurs as a functional independent unit of life (such as in unicellular... Read More

Locus

Definition noun, plural: loci (general) A place, space or locality, especially a centre of an activity. (mathematics) The... Read More

Enzyme

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Definition noun plural: enzymes en·zyme, ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) A... Read More