an arrangement of genes on a chromosome.
Two related languages are found on opposite sides of the globe.Have you heard the story of the Tower of Babel? According to the Bible, all of humanity lived together in harmony, until God decided to confuse the languages and spread the people across the Earth. This story points to one of the great mysteries of human culture: why do we all speak different languages? Our ancestors probably began using language between 200,000 to 50,000 years …
- genetic fitness,
- genetic immunity,
- genetic lethal,
- genetic load,
- genetic male,
- genetic marker,
- genetic psychology,
- genetic relationship,
- genetic screening,
- genetic testing
Origin of genetic map
First recorded in 1955–60
Also called gene map, linkage map.
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A graphic representation of the genes or mutable sites on a chromosome.
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Variant of genetic map.
A graphic representation of the arrangement of a gene or a DNA sequence on a chromosome. A genetic map is used to locate and identify the gene or group of genes that determines a particular inherited trait.♦ Locating and identifying genes in a genetic map is called genetic mapping.
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