This book explains current strategies for mapping genomes of higher organisms and explores applications of gene mapping to agriculturally important species of plants and animals. It also explores the experimental techniques used for genetic and physical mapping of genes.
Table of Contents
Strategies for Gene Mapping 1. Strategies and Technologies for Comparative Gene Mapping 2. Mapping Quantitative Trait Loci Affecting Traits of Economic Importance in Animal Populations Using Molecular Markers 3. The Use of Reference Families for Genome Mapping in Domestic Livestock 4. From Linked Marker to Disease Gene: Current Approaches Techniques for Gene Mapping 5. Hypervariable Minisatellites and Their Use in Animal Breeding 6. In Situ Hybridization and High-Resolution Banding of Chromosomes 7. Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis and Its Application in the Physical Analysis of the Bovine Major Histocompatibility Complex 8. Chromosomal Assignment of Marker Loci to Monitor Marker Spacing 9. Data Analysis for Linkage Studies Applications of Gene Mapping 10. Genomic Genetics and Plant Genetic Improvement 11. Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Applications in Human Chromosome Mapping 12. The Family of Bovine Prolactin-Related Genes Transcribed in the Placenta 13. Mapping Genes for Resistance to Infectious Diseases in Animals 14. Strategies for the Improvement of Animal Production Using Marker-Assisted Selection
Schook\, Lawrence B.