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