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Chicken Genome
Keywords
BAC (Bacterial Artifcial Chromosomes)
A cloning vector for genomic DNA fragments up to 200 kb in length.
Contig Map
A map of the genome based on overlapping genomic clones, usually cloned in either
YAC or BAC clones.
EST (Expressed sequence tag)
Expressed sequence tag, a single pass short read of complementary DNA (cDNA) that
is generated from a transcribed region of the genome.
FISH
Fluorescence
in situ
hybridization.
Genetic Map
A map of the genome based on the linkage of genetic markers.
Marker
A gene or an anonymous segment of DNA that exists in multiple forms or alleles that
can be used as a point of reference when mapping the inheritance of a speciĀ±c
chromosomal segment or a genetic phenotype.
Physical Map
A map of the genome determined directly by various methods including cytogenetics,
radiation hybrid analysis and sequencing.
ReĀ±erence Mapping Population
A pedigreed family used to construct a genetic linkage map, usually within a
consortium of laboratories using the same DNA samples and information
database.
RH Mapping Panel
A set of radiation hybrid clones used to construct a radiation hybrid (RH) physical map
of the genome, usually within a consortium of laboratories using the same DNA
samples and information database.
YAC (Yeast Artifcial Chromosomes)
A cloning vector for genomic DNA fragments up to 1 Mb in length.
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