centimorgan


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centimorgan

[′sent·ə‚mȯrg·ən]
(genetics)
A unit of genetic map distance, equal to the distance along a chromosome that gives a recombination frequency of 1%.
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I shared more than 50 centimorgans with NPR senior host Robert Siegel and media entrepreneur Laurel Touby.
The region of interest was very broad, spanning approximately 57 Kosambi centimorgans.
64], because all populations concerned displayed a significant positive association (see above), and esterases A and B are known to be coded by two distinct loci at less than 1 centimorgan (de Stordeur 1976; Pasteur et al.
centiMorgan (c": Standard unit of genetic distance on a genetic map, a measure of distance on the chromosomes; does not constitute a fixed number of nucleotides but is determined by how frequently two loci on the same chromosome are separated by recombination.
A comprehensive human linkage map with centimorgan density.
0001) association was detected between SCN resistance and the genetic region that spans 22 AFLP and two SSR markers from centimorgan position 9.
The Kosambi function was used to obtain centimorgan (cM) values.