Map, linkage
A map of the genes on a chromosome based on linkage analysis. A linkage map does not show the physical distances between genes but rather their relative positions, as determined by how often two gene loci are inherited together. The closer two genes are (the more tightly they are linked), the more often they will be inherited together. Linkage distance is measured in centimorgans (cM).

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  • linkage map — linkage map. См. карта сцепления. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Linkage map — A map of the genes on a chromosome based on linkage analysis. A linkage map does not show the physical distances between genes but rather their relative positions, as determined by how often two gene loci are inherited together. The closer two… …   Medical dictionary

  • map distance — The degree of separation of two loci on a linkage map, measured in morgans or centimorgans. * * * the distance between two genetic loci on a linkage map, measured in centimorgans …   Medical dictionary

  • linkage map — link′age map n. gen a genetic map that depicts linkage groups …   From formal English to slang

  • Map, physical — A map of the locations of identifiable landmarks on chromosomes. Physical distance is measured in base pairs. The physical map differs from the genetic map which is based purely on genetic linkage data. In the human genome, the lowest resolution… …   Medical dictionary

  • map — A representation of a region or structure; E.G., of a stretch of DNA. choroplethic m. a method of mapping to display quantitative information such as death rates in defined jurisdictions (states, counties, etc.) by color coding or shading. [G.… …   Medical dictionary

  • linkage map — A chromosome map …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • linkage map — Genetics. See genetic map. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • linkage map — A linear or circular diagram that shows the relative positions of genes on a chromosome as determined by recombination fraction. See: genetic map …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • linkage map — Genetics. See genetic map. [1935 40] …   Useful english dictionary

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