Genome Mapping: A Practical Approach

Paperback | August 1, 1997

EditorPaul H. Dear

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Genome mapping - identifying where and on which chromosome a gene occurs - has undergone an explosive period of growth in recent years, as automation has increased and well-organized and well-funded genome projects have been set up. This book gives the most up-to-date methods of genomemapping, arranged in order of increasing resolution, from linkage analysis to restriction mapping, and includes two appendices of invaluable biological and computational resources.

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Genome analysis has undergone a period of explosive growth in recent years. This book gives the most up-to-date methods of genome mapping. Two extensive appendices describe sources of freely available biological and computational resources relevant to this work. This guide will be of major interest to all researchers in genetics labora...

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Genome mapping - identifying where and on which chromosome a gene occurs - has undergone an explosive period of growth in recent years, as automation has increased and well-organized and well-funded genome projects have been set up. This book gives the most up-to-date methods of genomemapping, arranged in order of increasing resolutio...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:396 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.87 inPublished:August 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

1. Human linkage mapping2. Linkage mapping of plant and animal genomes3. Linkage mapping of quantitative trait loci in plants and animals4. Radiation hybrid mapping5. HAPPY mapping6. Construction and use of somatic cell hybrids7. The use of flow-sorted chromosomes in genome mapping8. The use of microdissected chromosomes in genome mapping9. Fluorescence in situ hybridization10. Contig assembly by fingerprinting11. Chromosome wallking12. Long-range restriction mapping of genomic DNAAppendix 1 Core list of suppliersAppendix 2 Non-commercial source for genome mappingAppendix 3 Bioinformatics for genome mapping

From Our Editors

Genome analysis has undergone a period of explosive growth in recent years. This book gives the most up-to-date methods of genome mapping. Two extensive appendices describe sources of freely available biological and computational resources relevant to this work. This guide will be of major interest to all researchers in genetics laboratories, including those concerned with animal and plant breeding programs. 49 illustrations. 3 color plates

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"This book is part of a large series of instruction manuals on diverse topics in biochemistry and molecular biology. The 12 individually authored chapters in this volume contain practices and protocols of interest to the advanced researcher in the field of genome mapping. Each chapter contains anintroduction, lists of materials, references, and several protocols. The text is indexed and illustrated with tables and figures, some of which are in color. A list of abbreviations is provided." -- Biosis, Vol 50, Issue 9, Sept 22, 1998