genetic map


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The institute succeeded last month in creating the world’s first genetic map of a black ogye chicken, a species native to the region. Eun-young Jeong, WSJ, "Want to Oversee the World’s Third-Largest Pension Fund? There’s Just One Catch," 11 Sep. 2018 Up-to-date gene sequencing technology also allowed the team to develop a more detailed genetic map, said Todd Mockler, a principal investigator at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis. Karen Weintraub, sacbee, "Scents like roses are poised to make a comeback of sorts | The Sacramento Bee," 11 May 2018 By carrying medical information, chips could ultimately read genetic maps on a chipee's intellectual potential and other talents. John Kass, Alaska Dispatch News, "Say cheese, America, and submit to the chip," 1 Aug. 2017 One researcher used mail-order DNA and a genetic map available online for free to create a live polio virus. Robert Hart, Slate Magazine, "The synthetic biology community is divided.," 7 Apr. 2017

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1957, in the meaning defined above

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