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Assignment of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) linkage groups to specific chromosomes: Conservation of large syntenic blocks corresponding to whole chromosome arms in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Ruth B Phillips12, Kimberly A Keatley1, Matthew R Morasch1, Abigail B Ventura1, Krzysztof P Lubieniecki3, Ben F Koop4, Roy G Danzmann5 and William S Davidson3*

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1 Department of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Vancouver, WA 98686-9600, USA

2 Center for Reproductive Biology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-4236, USA

3 Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada

4 Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3P2, Canada

5 Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada

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BMC Genetics 2009, 10:46  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-10-46

Published: 18 August 2009

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Table 1: Assignment of Atlantic salmon genetic linkage groups to chromosomes. This table shows the relationships of the genetic markers from each of the linkage groups, the BACs that contain the specific markers and the chromosome arm that each of the BACs was assigned to using FISH analysis.

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Figure 1. Atlantic salmon consensus female genetic map from Br5 and Br6 families. This figure shows the female genetic map that was constructed based on the SALMAP Atlantic salmon mapping families, Br5 and Br6.

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Figure 2. Atlantic salmon male genetic map from the Br5 family. This figure shows the male genetic map that was constructed based on the SALMAP Atlantic salmon Br5 mapping family.

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Figure 3. Atlantic salmon male genetic map from the Br6 family. This figure shows the male genetic map that was constructed based on the SALMAP Atlantic salmon Br6 mapping family.

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Table 2. Location of shared markers on Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout chromosome arms. This table shows the locations of the genetic markers that are shared in the Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout linkage maps and indicates their chromosomal positions in these species.

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