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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Generation of a 5.5 Mb Bac/pac Contig of Pig Chromosome 6Q1.2 and Its Integration with Existing Rh, Genertic and Comparative Maps.

Authors
item Martins-Wess, Flavia - INST ANIM B&G, GERMANY
item Rohrer, Gary
item Vob-Nemitz, Rodja - INST ANIM B&G, GERMANY
item Drogemuller, Cord - INST ANIM B&G, GERMANY
item Brenig, Bertram - UNIV GOTTINGEN, GERMANY
item Robic, Annie - INRA, CEDEX, FRANCE
item Yerle, Martine - INRA, CEDEX, FRANCE
item Milan, Denis - INRA, CEDEX, FRANCE
item Leeb, Tosso - INST ANIM B&G, GERMANY

Submitted to: Cytogenetics and Genome Research
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: August 5, 2003
Publication Date: November 1, 2003
Citation: Martins-Wess, F., Rohrer, G.A., Vob-Nemitz, R., Drogemuller, C., Brenig, B., Robic, A., Yerle, M., Milan, D., Leeb, T. 2003. Generation of a 5.5 mb bac/pac contig of pig chromosome 6q1.2 and its integration with existing rh, genertic and comparative maps.. Cytogenetics and Genome Research 102:116-120.

Interpretive Summary: We report a detailed high-resolution map of a 5.5 million base pair region on pig chromosome 6q1.2, which contains the gene causing porcine stress syndrome. This region also represents one of the most gene-rich regions of the pig genome. The mapping information will facilitate the collection of the entire DNA sequence of this region during the upcoming pig genome sequencing project. Furthermore, the integration of physical mapping information with the genetic map allows the rational selection of positional candidate genes for important traits that have been mapped to this genome region.

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