"Genetic Loci" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Specific regions that are mapped within a GENOME. Genetic loci are usually identified with a shorthand notation that indicates the chromosome number and the position of a specific band along the P or Q arm of the chromosome where they are found. For example the locus 6p21 is found within band 21 of the P-arm of CHROMOSOME 6. Many well known genetic loci are also known by common names that are associated with a genetic function or HEREDITARY DISEASE.
- Genetic Loci
- Loci, Genetic
- Locus, Genetic
- Genetic Locus
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