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graphical representation of the arrangement of genes on a chromosome

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The Application part consists of three items: Disease Browser, Gene Expression, and a QTL comparative gene map.
The breakthrough, is expected to lead ultimately to a complete human gene map in about three or four years.
In laboratories around the country, scientists are at work charting the human gene map, discovering as they go the mutations that turn a normal gene into an agent of disability and disease.
Gene map of the yellow fever mosquito Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (2N = 6).
Links point to other MIM entries, allelic variants, citations, MEDLINE records with abstracts Gene Map entries, and Molecular Defects.
Binns was leading the work at the Animal Health T rust in Newmarket to create a gene map of the thoroughbred, and the BHB had just set up Equine Genetics Research Ltd, a company designed to keep the acquired knowledge in the public domain.
Dr Steven Briggs, head of Syngenta's genomics unit, said the company had spent more than pounds 20 million on its gene map.
People react to drugs differently and the gene map will help doctors predict which cancer victims will be vulnerable to which medicines, allowing them to tailor remedies for individual patients.
The human gene map will speed the discovery of genes contributing to common diseases such as obesity, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, asthma, multiple sclerosis and psychiatric disorders,'' said Dr.
For the first time they have produced the first complete gene map of an animal - the blueprint that makes each one of us unique.
Among his topics are prehistoric coastal routes out of Africa, gene maps, how barriers to movement maintain diversity, size and metabolism in a small environment, and how other species influence where humans can live.