chromosome painting


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chromosome painting

[′krō·mə‚sōm ‚pānt·iŋ]
(genetics)
Rendering a specific chromosome or chromosome segment distinguishable by deoxyribonucleic acid hybridization with a pool of many fluorescence-labeled DNA fragments derived from the full length of a chromosome or segment.
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Reciprocal chromosome painting illuminates the history of genome evolution of the domestic cat, dog and human.
Human and porcine correspondence of chromosome segments using bidirectional chromosome painting.
Muller, 2002 The phylogeny of howler monkey (Alouatta, Platyrrhini): reconstruction by multicolor cross-species chromosome painting.
Jaap vanTuyl, from The Netherlands, focused on interspecific hybridization, chromosome painting and molecular assisted breeding markers, to both create new hybrids and to hasten the selection method.
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