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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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Parameter estimates from Equation (3) plotted against chromosome length in centimorgans (cM) according to the referenced porcine linkage map [r.sup.2] used in our study.
I shared more than 50 centimorgans with NPR senior host Robert Siegel and media entrepreneur Laurel Touby.
[10] Nonstandard abbreviations: cffDNA, cell-free fetal DNA; DMD, Duchenne muscular dystrophy; IRB, institutional review board; indel, small insertion and deletion; GATK, Gene Analysis Toolkit; SNV, single-nucleotide variant; HapA, haplotype A; bcp, Bayesian change point; DMD-02-9-wk, DMD-02 at 9 weeks; cM, centimorgan.
Linkage groups were arranged from the longest (in centiMorgans) to the shortest (in centiMorgans) and were named accordingly.
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 map distance in centimorgans (cM) was derived on the basis of the Kosambi function (Kosambi, 1944).
Por ejemplo, en el humano y bovino, el numero de cromosomas haploides 23 y 30 y el numero de cromosomas centimorgans (una unidad cuantitativa del gen) es 3300 y 3500, respectivamente.
(c) Marshfield sex-averaged map location as measured in Kosambi centimorgans from the top of the short arm of the chromosome (Marshfield website).
The RFLP locus, Xbcd12b, was located proximal to the scs gene at 4.1 centimorgans and the microsatellite locus, Xgwm357a, was distal to the scs gene at 6.4 centimorgans.
The DNA markers in this map are highly informative and are densely distributed, with an average interval between markers of 1.6 centimorgans (cM) (1 cM = a 1% rate of recombination during meiosis, or approximately 1 million bp).
cM = centimorgans. Distance Distance QTL Proximal marker (cM) Distal marker (cM) QAW1.1 D1Mit20 20 DIMit7 15 QAW1.2 D1Mit14 40 D1Mit17 0 QAW2.1 D2Mit17 5 D2Mit28 0 QAW3.1 D3Mit22 10 D3Mit12 10 QAW3.2 D3Mit12 28 D3Mit32 42 QAW4.1 D4Mit2 20 D4Mit17 10 QAW6.1 D6Nds5 18 D6Mit15 10 QAW7.1 D7Mir21 36 D7Nds1 16 QAW7.2 D7Nds1 8 D7Mit17 5 QAW7.3 D7Mit9 20 D7Nds4 16 QAW8.1 D8Mit8 0 D8Mit56 84 QAW9.1 D9Mit4 6 D9Mit8 8 QAW10.
"E.J., in the interest of full disclosure," Siegel said, "since the three of us spoke last, Moment Magazine determined, based on saliva samples, that David and I share 10 centimorgans of DNA, apparently making us fourth cousins, and despite this newly discovered, extremely remote kinship, I shall still strive for fairness."