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An abbreviation for contiguous. When a collection of cloned DNA fragments can be arranged so that they overlap to provide gap-free coverage of a chromosome, one has assembled the fragments (contigs) into a contig map. See genomic library, reads, scaffold, shotgun sequencing.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics — Chemistry.


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