News tagged with genome mapping

Mapping the maize genome

Positional cloning is a genetic mapping technique used to pinpoint the location of specific traits of interest, such as disease-causing genes or mutations, within the genome. Very simply, this map-based technique ...

dateJan 20, 2015 in Biotechnology
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The chocolate genome, unwrapped

Halloween is about monsters, ghouls and most of all, goodies. Kids might be more concerned about the quantity of treats that drop into their plastic pumpkin baskets than their quality -- but for chocolate, ...

dateOct 28, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Scientists map all mammalian gene interactions

In one of the first efforts of its kind, UCLA researchers have taken mammalian genome maps, including human maps, one step further by showing not just the order in which genes fall in the genome but which ...

dateAug 09, 2010 in Genetics
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