Experimental Organisms Used in Genetics
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Judd, B. H. 2001. Experimental Organisms Used in Genetics. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Most model genetic systems share important characteristics that make them amenable to growth and analysis in the laboratory. These include genetic mapping by recombination, tests for dominance and complementation. Development of a system for transformation and obtaining the complete nucleotide sequence of the genome are also very important.
- gene mapping;
- tetrad analysis;
- polytene chromosomes