contig

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contig

[kən′tig]
(genetics)
A region of chromosome defined by its hybridization to one or more cloned deoxyribonucleic acid fragments from an overlapping array of clones.
(cell and molecular biology)
A group of cloned nucleotide sequences that are contiguous.
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These papers include the development of physical maps using yeast artificial chromosome (YAC) clones and bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs) and the construction of a rice contig map through a combination of fingerprinting and hybridization.
Contig maps and genomic sequencing identify candidate genes in the Usher 1C locus.
The matching results can be displayed in matrix or table form, as well as in dendrograms and contig maps.