genetic map


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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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Detecting marker-QTL linkage and estimating QTL gene effect and map location using a saturated genetic map. Genetics, 3: 943-951
Since the 1980's, accurate genetic maps of plant and animal species are being constructed using DNA markers.
Furthermore, this MAGIC population was used to yield a high-density genetic map for wheat representing the first MAGIC map in any plant species.
Genome-wide saturated genetic maps have become the basis for advanced studies in genetics, both for the identification and isolation of genes, and for the study of their structure, expression, and function.
McMullen is a co-principal investigator of the project and leads genetic map construction of the NAM population--conducting gene sequencing, population development, genetic assays, and measuring plant traits in the field.
(7) The mapping was done at generation 19, which represents an approximately 10-fold expansion of the genetic map because with each generation additional recombinations are added that allow for finer mapping.
From programming point of view, we can represent the genetic map by two data files: nucleotides file and statistics file.
These products include: 1) cDNA libraries and EST sequences; 2) UniGene clusters; 3) full-insert cDNA clones and sequences; 4) a genetic map; 5) genomic libraries and genomic sequences; 6) a physical map; 7) genome sequence; 8) microarrays, and 9) transgenic and mutant animals (see http://www.nih.gov/science/models/xenopus).
The MMP has assembled a high-resolution genetic map for the intermated B73 x Mo17 (IBM) population (Lee et al., 2002) consisting of [approximately equal to] 1000 RFLP, and [approximately equal to] 1000 SSR markers (MaizeGDB, www.maizegdb.org, verified 4 Aug.
Scientists have completed a genetic map of the rice plant, a scientific milestone that they hope will accelerate efforts to feed the hungry by improving the world's most important food.
Like a hunter, armed with an evolving genetic map, Brinkman isolates proteins that turn harmless microbes into disease spreading bacteria or make them drug resistant.