Genome Map: Resolution

Abstract

The resolution of a genome map is a measure of its accuracy, which is expressed as the minimum distance by which two mapped markers must be separated if their relative order is to be reliably determined.

Keywords: genome map; linkage map; marker; physical map; fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)

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Dear, Paul H(Sep 2005) Genome Map: Resolution. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0005355]