Rutgers Combined Linkage-Physical Map


We have constructed de novo a high-resolution genetic map that includes the largest set of polymorphic markers for which genotype data are publicly available: it combines genotype data from both the CEPH and deCODE pedigrees (for some markers), incorporates SNPs, also incorporates sequence-based positional information.

The position of most markers on our map is corroborated by both genomic sequence and recombination-based data. This specific combination of features maximizes marker inclusion, coverage, and resolution, making this map uniquely suited as a comprehensive resource for determining genetic map information (order and distances) for any large set of polymorphic markers.

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If you use these maps please cite our papers:

Rutgers Map v2 (second generation):
Matise, TC et al. 2007. A second-generation combined linkage physical map of the human genome. Genome Res 17:1783-6. PMID: 17989245 PMCID: PMC2099587.

Rutgers Map v3 (third generation) - main manuscript is in preparation for submission in 2017:
Nato, AQ, Buyske, S, and Matise, TC. 2012. The Rutgers map: A third-generation combined linkage-physical map of the human genome. Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey Second Research Day. Life Sciences Building, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA. 18 April 2012.



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