chromosome mapping


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chro·mo·some map·ping

the process of determining the position of loci on specific chromosomes and constructing a diagram of each chromosome showing the relative positions of loci; techniques include family studies with linkage analysis, somatic cell hybridization, and chromosome deletion mapping.

chromosome mapping

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chro·mo·some map·ping

(krō'mŏ-sōm map'ing)
The process of determining the position of loci on specific chromosomes and constructing a diagram of each chromosome showing the relative positions of loci; techniques include family studies with linkage analysis, somatic cell hybridization, and chromosome deletion mapping.
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17 October 2013 - US genetic analysis company OpGen Inc and Japanese Hitachi High-Technologies Corp (TYO:8036) have agreed to jointly develop a human chromosome mapping analytical service for clinical research applications, the parties said yesterday.
The ability to detect structural variations and large scale genomic rearrangements using whole human chromosome mapping now enables researchers to better understand the markers and origins of inherited and somatic genetic diseases," said George M.
Today, Corning Clinical Laboratories is one of the nation's leading routine and esoteric laboratories, providing physicians and health care facilities with fast, accurate, affordable clinical testing services, from blood screening to the latest in chromosome mapping.

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