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Hitchhiking mapping

Part 2. Genomics

2.2. Mapping

Short Specialist Review

  1. Christian Schlötterer

Published Online: 15 APR 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047001153X.g202311

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

How to Cite

Schlötterer, C. 2005. Hitchhiking mapping. Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics. 2:2.2:21.

Author Information

  1. Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien, Wien, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2005

Abstract

The functional interpretation of naturally occurring polymorphisms has been of long-standing interest for population genetics, but with the availability of completely sequenced genomes, it has developed into one of the major goals of the postgenomic area.

Keywords:

  • hitchhiking mapping;
  • selective sweep;
  • ecological genetics;
  • variance in repeat number;
  • gene diversity;
  • selection;
  • adaptation;
  • population genetics;
  • mapping;
  • microsatellites