Definition of Centimorgans

1. Noun. (plural of centimorgan) ¹



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Definition of Centimorgans

1. centimorgan [n] - See also: centimorgan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centimorgans

centillions
centiloquies
centiloquy
centime
centimes
centimeter
centimeter-gram-second
centimeter-gram-second system
centimeter-gram-second unit
centimeters
centimetre
centimetres
centimetric
centimo
centimorgan
centimorgans (current term)
centimos
centinel
centinels
centinewton
centinewtons
centinormal
centiped
centipede
centipedes
centipeds
centipoise
centipoises

Literary usage of Centimorgans

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1. Statistics in Molecular Biology and Genetics: Selected Proceedings of a 1997 by Fran├žoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch (1999)
"The distance between markers in a genetic map is given by genetic distance, in the units centiMorgans (cM). Two markers are separated by d cM, ..."

2. Game Theory, Optimal Stopping, Probability and Statistics: Papers in Honor by F. Thomas Bruss, (, Thomas Shelburne Ferguson, Lucien Marie Le Cam (2000)
"If we use centimorgans (cM), which are defined by the property that in one unit of genetic distance there is an expectation of 0.01 crossovers per meiosis, ..."

3. Statistics and Science: A Festschrift for Terry Speed by Darlene Renee Goldstein, Terry Speed (2003)
"... strand between two loci; the unit for this distance is the Morgan (A/); distances are more commonly specified as centimorgans (cM; 100 cM = 1 Af). ..."

4. Statistical Inference from Genetic Data on Pedigrees by Elizabeth Alison Thompson (2000)
"The unit of genetic distance is the Morgan, but it is often more convenient to use centiMorgans (cM). Since expectations are additive, regardless of ..."

5. Molecular Markers in Plant Genome Analysis: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"On the average, a QTL with 5% or 10% explained variance is mapped on an interval of 40 or 20 centiMorgans, respectively. Of course, QTLs with a larger ..."

6. Schizophrenia, 1993: A Special Report edited by David Shore, Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"For practical purposes, linkage can detect a disease gene within 5-10 centimorgans (cM) of the marker (where 1 cM equals a 1-percent probability of a ..."

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