Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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How to Cite
Dear, P. H. 2005. Genome Mapping. eLS. .
- Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
Genome maps pinpoint the location of specific features on the chromosomes of an organism. They are essential tools for identifying genes responsible for diseases or traits, for comparing the genomes of different species and for complete genome sequencing.
- genome map;
- methods for mapping;
- comparative mapping;
- human genome project;
- genetic linkage mapping;
- radiation hybrid mapping;
- HAPPY mapping;
- physical mapping;
- fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH)