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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Congenic mapping of alcohol and pentobarbital withdrawal liability loci to a <1 centimorgan interval of murine chromosome 4: Identification of Mpdz as a candidate gene.
The region of interest was very broad, spanning approximately 57 Kosambi centimorgans.
We found four pairs of third cousins who share SO centimorgans (cM) and above of DNA, and five pairs of third cousins who share between 40cM and 49.
000 centimorgans de comprimento, para uma característica determinada por 200 locos com dois alelos por loco, tendo os alelos apenas efeitos aditivos.
Map recombinational distances were calculated in Kosambi's mapping function in centimorgans (cM) (Kosambi 1944) using CRIMAP.