Genetic Hotspot

Known as: Hotspot 
A genetic sequence at which mutations occur with an unusually high frequency.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Meiotic recombination events cluster into narrow segments of the genome, defined as hotspots. Here, we demonstrate that a major… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Although present in both humans and chimpanzees, recombination hotspots, at which meiotic crossover events cluster, differ… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Biodiversity hotspots, representing regions with high species endemism and conservation threat, have been mapped globally. Yet… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
One of the biggest challenges for conservation biology is to provide conservation planners with ways to prioritize effort. Much… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Genetic maps, which document the way in which recombination rates vary over a genome, are an essential tool for many genetic… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Biodiversity hotspots have a prominent role in conservation biology, but it remains controversial to what extent different types… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We conducted a population-based study on glioblastomas in the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland (population, 1.16 million) to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Nearly half the world’s vascular plant species and one-third of terrestrial vertebrates are endemic to 25 “hotspots” of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Biologists have identified 25 areas, called biodiversity hotspots, that are especially rich in endemic species and particularly… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Human hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC) from patients in Qidong, an area of high incidence in China, in which both hepatitis B… (More)
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