contig
A set of overlapping cloned DNA fragments that can be assembled to represent a defined region of the chromosome or genome from which they were obtained. Contig definition is a necessary step for assembling whole genome sequences.

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  • Contig — This article is about contig in DNA sequencing. For the contig defragmentation program, see Contig (defragmentation utility). In shotgun DNA sequencing projects, a contig (from contiguous) is a set of overlapping DNA segments derived from a… …   Wikipedia

  • Contig — Ein Contig (von engl. contiguous = angrenzend, zusammenhängend) ist ein Set überlappender DNA Stücke ( reads ), die von derselben genetischen Quelle stammen. Ein solches Contig kann dazu genutzt werden, die Original DNA Sequenz dieser genetischen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Contig — Contiguous sequence of DNA created by assembling overlapping sequenced fragments of a chromosome. A group of clones representing overlapping regions of the genome. A contig is a chromosome map showing the locations of those regions of a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Contig — Un contig est une séquence génomique continue et ordonnée générée par l assemblage des clones d une bibliothèque génomique (sous forme de plasmides, cosmides, BAC ou YAC) qui se chevauchent. Catégorie : Génétique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • contig — DNA sequence assembled from overlapping shorter sequences to form one large contigous sequence …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • contig — noun A set of overlapping DNA segments, derived from a single source of genetic material, from which the complete sequence may be deduced …   Wiktionary

  • CONTIG — Consortium of Teachers in Genetics (Medical » Human Genome) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • CONTIG — contigerunt …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • Contig (defragmentation utility) — Contig Developer(s) Mark Russinovich, Sysinternals Stable release 1.6 / Feb 1 2011 Operating system Windows Type Defragmentation …   Wikipedia

  • Contig map — A map depicting the relative order of a linked library of small overlapping clones representing a complete chromosome segment. A contig is a chromosome map showing the locations of those regions of a chromosome where contiguous DNA segments… …   Medical dictionary

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