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Synonyms for Morgan

United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)

United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)

a Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)

soldier in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)

United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)

an American breed of small compact saddle horses

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It is estimated that there are one million DNA base pairs in 1 centiMorgan (unit of recombination, or 1% probability of crossover).
A Kosambi centimorgan is a unit of recombination frequency, adjusted for region-specific interference.
Localization of the Autosomal Dominant HLA-Linked Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA1) Locus in Two Kindreds Within an 8 Centimorgan Subregion of Chromosome 6p.
For example, classical genetics used a unit called (as it happens) the morgan or centimorgan.
For each centiMorgan (cM) position of the genetic map, a likelihood ratio (LOD score) was computed.
Studies in the early 1990s had also positioned the HH gene to <1 centimorgan from the HLA-A locus (4).
2] animals to map a QTL with an effect size of 5 percent, the DNA region that would contain the QTL with 95 percent certainty would encompass 25 centiMorgan (cM) or, for most chromosomes, between 35 and 50 million nucleotides-a region that typically contains hundreds of genes.
The amplified DNA was mapped within 3 centimorgan (cM) of mouse IL-1R1 gene but did not show any homology with the mouse IL-1R1 apart from the primer.