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### Definition of Centimorgans

**1.** centimorgan [n] - See also: centimorgan

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### Literary usage of Centimorgans

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**1.** *Statistics in Molecular Biology and Genetics: Selected Proceedings of a 1997* by Françoise 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 ..."