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genetic map

[jə¦ned·ik ′map]
(genetics)
A graphic presentation of the linear arrangement of genes on a chromosome; gene positions are determined by percentages of recombination in linkage experiments. Also known as chromosome map.
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This textbook for advanced students of statistical genetics, genetic epidemiology, and human molecular genetics who are interested in gene mapping discusses genetic linkage and association analysis with an emphasis on conducting genome-wide studies into complex behaviors and diseases.
We hope this new technology, combined with gene mapping, will enable the rapid identification of genes for disease resistance," he says.
Incyte Genetics will initially launch three product platforms: the LifeSeq A las gene mapping database, the LifeSeq Genome database, and LifeSNP database of polymorphisms.
Critics of large-scale EST patenting contend that it has already undermined science by sowing secrecy and impeding the rapid exchange of data that could speed gene mapping and discovery.
The international Molecular Cytogenetics market is driven by a number of factors, including the increasing use of molecular cytogenetic tools, such as Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) and Array-based Comparative Genomic Hybridization (aCGH) for analyzing complex disease traits, gene mapping, gene discovery, and for improving molecular diagnostics capabilities.
Genetically modifying crops certainly isn't a new technology, Schroeder said, but advanced abilities for DNA gene mapping -- especially in animal populations -- is a promising area of development.
Chapter topics include the cell, protein synthesis, gametogenesis, the place of genetics in medicine, autosomal recessive inheritance, chromosome structural abnormalities, twin studies, immunogenetics, gene mapping, dysmorphology, southern blotting, DNA profiling, an avoidance and prevention of disease.
2001) using ESTs derived from Research Genetics or from the IMAGE collections held at the MRC Human Gene Mapping Project (http://www.
Scientists of the gene mapping group and the Meats Research Unit have found various forms of a gene for calpastatin on chromosome 7 of the beef genome and have developed diagnostic probes for them.
The application of the polymerase chain reaction and other new technologies to gene mapping has the genome project moving along faster than anyone had anticipated, scientists say.
Gene mapping (and indeed, the whole field of molecular biology) hit its stride in the late 1960s with the discovery that restriction enzymes could be used to cut DNA into specific sequences.