contig

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con·tig map

a physical map of a chromosome or stretch of DNA constructed from sets of overlapping clones (contigs).

contig

A continuous segment of genetic material on a chromosome.

contig

a contiguous set of overlapping DNA sequences, which assemble to form a defined region of the genome from which they derived. Contig formation is a necessary step in determining the sequence of an entire genome by the CLONE CONTIG SEQUENCING METHOD. See also GENOMICS.

contig

a series of overlapping clones or a sequence defining an uninterrupted section of a chromosome.
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Contig maps and genomic sequencing identify candidate genes in the Usher 1C locus.
The matching results can be displayed in matrix or table form, as well as in dendrograms and contig maps.