What is a genome? As defined in biology, a genome is a complete set of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) within... Read More
noun, plural: genetic markers
A gene or (a fragment of) DNA sequence having a known location on a chromosome, has... Read More
(1) A list of ordered genetic loci for a particular genome.
(2) A map of the relative positions of genetic... Read More
A genetic map showing the relative positions of genetic markers along a chromosome that is determined by... Read More
Cells often go through many divisions before they become a part of an organism’s genetic make-up. This leaves room for... Read More
noun, plural: marker genes
(genetics) A gene with known physical location, easily detectable phenotype, and whose... Read More
noun, plural: markers
(general) Anything that marks or is used to mark, e.g. a location.
(genetics) A gene or DNA... Read More
noun, plural: maps
(1) A visual or graphical representation depicting the relative positions of objects, events,... Read More
A biological cell is a membrane-bound structure that occurs as a functional independent unit of life (such as in unicellular... Read More
noun, plural: loci
(general) A place, space or locality, especially a centre of an activity.
(mathematics) The... Read More
Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD
(biochemistry) A... Read More