chromosome walking


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chromosome walking

[′krō·mə‚sōm ‚wȯk·iŋ]
(genetics)
Sequential isolation of overlapping molecular clones in order to span large intervals on the chromosome.
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Identification of the cystic fibrosis gene: chromosome walking and jumping.
(2003) found that 930 gametes were sufficient to do chromosome walking and assemble a contiguous BAC sequence spanning the Q gene on the long arm of chromosome 5A.
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