Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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Gregory, S. G. 2005. Contig Assembly. eLS. .
- Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
The generation of a contig, by overlapping consensus segments within a region of deoxyribonucleic acid, can facilitate the identification of genes and provide the basis for structural and functional analyses. Contigs can be constructed in a directed approach using region-specific markers or by whole-genome analysis.
- restriction mapping;
- bacterial artificial chromosome;
- cosmid, P1-derived artificial chromosome, yeast artificial chromosome, sequence tagged site