A first-generation haplotype map of maize.

@article{Gore2009AFH,
  title={A first-generation haplotype map of maize.},
  author={Michael A Gore and Jer-Ming Chia and Robert J. Elshire and Qi Sun and Elhan S. Ersoz and Bonnie L. Hurwitz and Jason Peiffer and Michael D. McMullen and George S. Grills and Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra and Doreen H Ware and Edward S. Buckler},
  journal={Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={326 5956},
  pages={1115-7}
}
Maize is an important crop species of high genetic diversity. We identified and genotyped several million sequence polymorphisms among 27 diverse maize inbred lines and discovered that the genome was characterized by highly divergent haplotypes and showed 10- to 30-fold variation in recombination rates. Most chromosomes have pericentromeric regions with highly suppressed recombination that appear to have influenced the effectiveness of selection during maize inbred development and may be a… CONTINUE READING
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