Genome Map


A genome map is a diagram, chart, table or database that shows the location in a genome of a number of identifiable features. Many methods are available for making genome maps, differing in their accuracy and in the types of feature that can be mapped.

Keywords: linkage map; sequence‐tagged site; marker; physical map; fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)

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Dear, Paul H(Sep 2005) Genome Map. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0005354]