genetic mapping


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mapping

 [map´ing]
the creation on a flat surface of a representation of an area, showing the relative position of various features.
cardiac mapping an electrophysiological procedure in which electric potentials recorded by electrodes placed directly on the heart are processed to give a two-dimensional display of the origin and path of an electrical impulse as it depolarizes the heart.
genetic mapping determination of the location of genes on chromosomes.
intraoperative lymphatic mapping sentinel node biopsy.

genetic mapping

1. The process of determining the location of the genes for various characteristics and diseases in the chromosomes.
2. The determination of the sequence of bases in the chromosomes corresponding to the genes. The human GENOME mapping project is now under way and is hoped to be completed by the beginning of the 21st Century.
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Genetic mapping of the black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon with amplified fragment length polymorphism.
Some of the country's top experts in the fields of bioethics, genetics, and disability will examine legal and ethical issues raised by advances in genetic mapping and testing and their impact on defining disability in a symposium hosted by the Florida State University College of Law.
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During the next four years, while contemplating future career options, she completed a PhD on the genetic mapping of the Haemochromatosis gene, and spent the rest of her time pursuing outdoor interests.
Among model organisms, genetic mapping is most well established in the mouse, having begun in 1915 with the discovery of the first linkage group (16).
Genetic mapping is a technique by which genes are analyzed so as to pinpoint the presence and pattern of defective genetic material.
Genetic Mapping of Acute Virulence in Toxoplasma Gondii
We propose a detailed study of this newly discovered pair of social chromosomes in several closely related socially polymorphic fire ants, using an integrative examination of the social chromosomes combining modern sequencing methods, genetic mapping, structural analyses, population genomics and comparative genomics methods.
The newly study - led by professor Haja Kadarmideen, a professor and research group leader from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at University of Copenhagen - is the first in the world looking at pig to human comparative genetic mapping to reveal key genes on the human genome that are known to be involved in obesity.
Agra Professional Services hosted an interactive discussion this Friday to investigate the need for genetic mapping of the main domestic animal breeds as well as selected species of game with a considerable commercial value.