from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A graphic representation of the arrangement of genes or DNA sequences on a chromosome. Also called gene map.
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- n. graphical representation of the arrangement of genes on a chromosome
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More sophisticated and laborious studies further narrowed the region containing the resistance gene to a four-hundred-thousand-nucleotide region of that chromosome,3 and then eventually to a thirty-six-thousand-nucleotide region.4 Painstaking analysis of the details of this area of the parasite’s genetic map uncovered a previously unnoticed gene.