- any of a number of methods used to construct a model of the linear sequence of genes of a particular chromosome.
- the act of constructing such a model.
Origin of gene mapping
First recorded in 1975–80
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- The determination of the sequence of genes and their relative distances from one another on a specific chromosome.
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