1. Chromosome Maps

  1. D. J. Balding4,
  2. M. Bishop5 and
  3. C. Cannings6
  1. T. P. Speed1,2 and
  2. H. Zhao3

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch1

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Speed, T. P. and Zhao, H. (2007) Chromosome Maps, in Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition (eds D. J. Balding, M. Bishop and C. Cannings), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK

  2. 5

    CNR-ITB, Milan, Italy

  3. 6

    Division of Genomic Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Statistics, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA

  2. 2

    Genetics and Bioinformatics Group, The Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

  3. 3

    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058305

Online ISBN: 9780470061619



  • organizing genetic data;
  • expressed sequence tags;
  • genetic mapping;
  • sister chromatids and sister chromatids;
  • genetic mapping and markers;
  • polytene chromosomes;
  • probability of coincidence;
  • radiation hybrid mapping;
  • normal diploid human cell;
  • clones and subclones


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genetic Maps

  • Physical Maps

  • Radiation Hybrid Mapping

  • Other Physical Mapping Approaches

  • Gene Maps

  • Acknowledgments

  • References