Chapter 6. Genomic Mapping and Mapping Databases

  1. Andreas D. Baxevanis3 and
  2. B. F. Francis Ouellette4
  1. Peter S. White1 and
  2. Tara C. Matise2

Published Online: 11 JAN 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0471223921.ch6

Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition

Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition

How to Cite

White, P. S. and Matise, T. C. (2002) Genomic Mapping and Mapping Databases, in Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition (eds A. D. Baxevanis and B. F. F. Ouellette), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471223921.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Genome Technology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

  2. 4

    Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, Children's and Women's Health Centre of British Columbia, University of British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  2. 2

    Department of Genetics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2002
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471383901

Online ISBN: 9780471223924

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Keywords:

  • interplay of mapping and sequencing;
  • genomic map elements;
  • types of maps;
  • complexities;
  • pitfalls;
  • data repositories;
  • mapping projects;
  • practical uses

Summary

Presented in this chapter is a general treatment of various mapping methods. Computational strategies for use in positional cloning projects and in narrowing down the number of viable gene candidates are discussed. There is a problem set at the end of the chapter.