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Synonyms for mapping

(mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)

(genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome

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AFLP-based genetic mapping of the "bud-flowering" trait in heather (Calluna vulgaris).
With this genetic mapping information, the medical staff will adjust the specific pharmacology medicine or treatment for that unique genetic code for the patient.
Genetic mapping and social prescribing - DHA researchers are working on a project to understand how genetics play a role in disease manifestation.
The software has resources to study in-depth the genetic mapping including information from molecular markers, codominant multiallelics in exogamic populations from one or several families of half- and complete offsprings, and technique of QTLs detection in these populations using the following analyses:
Dorff (Rector and Sol and Anne Dorff Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy at the American Jewish University--Los Angeles) and Laurie Zoloth (Professor of Religious Studies and on the Jewish Studies faculty at Weinberg College, and Professor of Medical Humanities and Bioethics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University), "Jews and Genes: The Genetic Future in Contemporary Jewish Thought" is comprised of twenty-two informative articles deftly organized into five major sections (Stem Cell Research; Genetic Mapping and Identity; Genetic Testing; Genetic Intervention; The New Genetics and Public Policy).
Al Maidoor highlighted that genetic mapping is a futuristic field and is essential as one can greatly identify the chance of a couple having a child with a genetic disorder such as Thalassemia.
Two experts in genetics say genetic mapping of domesticated species as well as certain species of game, is essential to protect their value in future markets.
While DNA has long been used to trace people's genetic history, a new method of genetic mapping is allowing scientists to use it to trace their geographical history.
Climate change and human fishing are some of the potential triggers being investigated by the team, with further genetic mapping also planned to examine whether it was an ancient process just discovered or a more recent phenomenon.
A review of the economic importance of conifers and the development of conifer breeding programs around the world is followed by chapters describing classical and molecular cytogenetics tools used when studying conifers; applications of genetic markers in the conservation of conifers; and recent research on genetic mapping of conifers.
This conclusion was reported from the genetic mapping of 915 dogs, conducted to determine the inherited source of about 57 specific physical traits that distinguish one breed from another.
Through genetic mapping, the team sufficiently narrowed the maize genome to pinpoint four QTLs that are associated with photoperiod sensitivity.
The technique also should make it easier to identify the origins of other types of plants, characterize relationships in other plant collections and accelerate genetic mapping efforts in a number of crop species.
Similar assessments could be offered to the general public within the next decade as the cost of genetic mapping plummets, say the researchers.
Among specific topics are detecting apoptosis in cell-free systems, analyze cellular necroptosis, the transglutamination of proteins involved in apoptosis, fluorometric methods for detecting mitochondrial membrane permeabilization during apoptosis, the genetic mapping of anti-apoptosis pathways in myoloid progenitor cells, and a reliable method for detecting programmed cell death in yeast.