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Contig

A contig--from the word "contiguous"--is a series of overlapping DNA sequences used to make a physical map that reconstructs the original DNA sequence of a chromosome or a region of a chromosome. A contig can also refer to one of the DNA sequences used in making such a map.

Date:June 12, 2010
Credit:Darryl Leja, NHGRI
Dimensions:1765 x 371
File Size:139 Kb
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