A universal core genetic map for rice


To facilitate the creation of easily comparable, low-resolution genetic maps with evenly distributed markers in rice (Oryza sativa L.), we conceived of and developed a Universal Core Genetic Map (UCGM). With this aim, we derived a set of 165 anchors, representing clusters of three microsatellite or simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers arranged into non-recombining groups. Each anchor consists of at least three, closely linked SSRs, located within a distance below the genetic resolution provided by common, segregating populations (


Orjuela, J.; Garavito, A.; Bouniol, M.; Arbelaez, J.D.; Moreno, L.; Kimball, J.; Wilson, G.; Rami, J.F.; Tohme, J.; McCouch, S.R.; Lorieux, M. A universal core genetic map for rice. TAG Theoretical and Applied Genetics (2010) 120 (3) 563-572. [DOI: 10.1007/s00122-009-1176-1]

Published 1 January 2010