quantitative trait locus


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quantitative trait locus

[‚kwänt·ə‚tād·iv ¦trāt ′lō·kəs]
(genetics)
The location of a gene that affects a quantitative trait.
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Mapping and characterization of the major quantitative trait locus qSS7 associated with increased length and decreased width of rice seeds.
Identification of genetic markers for initial sensitivity and rapid tolerance to ethanol-induced ataxia using quantitative trait locus analysis in BXD recombinant inbred mice.
Quantitative trait locus (QTL): A DNA region that is associated with a quantitative trait and which may contain one or more of the genes contributing to variation in that trait.
Genetic dissection of quantitative trait locus for ethanol sensitivity in long- and short-sleep mice.
Quantitative trait locus mapping based on resampling in a vast maize testcross experiment and its relevance to quantitative genetics for complex traits.
Subsequently, studies using a technique called quantitative trait locus (QTL) mapping (described in more detail in the section "Specific Genetic Approaches") indicated that a region on mouse chromosome 9, which is similar to a region on human chromosome 11 where the DR[D.
Quantitative trait locus (QTL): A short stretch of DNA that contains a gene contributing to a multigenetic, or quantitative, trait.
These loci show a significant association with adult body weight indicating linkage to a quantitative trait locus (Cheverud et al.
Quantitative trait locus mapping in an F2 DurocxPietrain resource population: II.
Linkage groups (LG), likelihood odds (LOD) scores and positions for quantitative trait locus (QTL) peaks on the genetic map (cM), 1.

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