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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Chromosome painting with Y-specific probes in ten Akodontini species revealed interspecific homologies of some segments [9,48].
Human and porcine correspondence of chromosome segments using bidirectional chromosome painting. Genomics 36(2):252-262.
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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