Biology Faculty Articles

Title

Genetic Mapping in Mammals: Chromosome Map of Domestic Cat

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-16-1982

Publication Title

Science

ISSN

0036-8075

Volume

216

Issue/No.

4543

First Page

257

Last Page

265

Abstract

A genetic map of 31 biochemical loci located on 17 feline syntenic (linkage) groups has been derived by somatic cell genetic analysis of cat-rodent hybrids. Most of these syntenic groups have been assigned to one of the 19 feline chromosomes. Comparative linkage analysis of the feline biochemical loci and homologous human loci revealed considerable conservation of linkage associations between the primates and the Felidae (order Carnivora). Many of these same linkage groups have not been conserved in the murine genome. The genetic and evolutionary implications of comparative mapping analysis among mammalian species are discussed.

Comments

©1982 American Association for the Advancement of Science

ORCID ID

0000-0001-7353-8301

ResearcherID

N-1726-2015

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