Researchers Reach Halfway Mark with Corn Gene Map | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, March 21 - A project to develop an integrated genetic and physical map of the maize genome is roughly halfway done.

The integrated map will allow a gene or genetic trait to be cross referenced to a location on the physical map. It will also provide a template for mapping and identification of the roughly 30,000 to 50,000 genes in the maize genome.

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