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Genetic Recombination Is Targeted towards Gene Promoter Regions in Dogs

Figure 1

The distribution of recombination.

A) Genetic maps for chromosome 2 estimated using LD (red) and pedigrees [19] (blue). Other chromosomes are shown in Figure S2. B) Genome-wide broad-scale recombination rates for each autosomal chromosome (red and orange). Rates were smoothed at the 5 Mb scale. C) Fine-scale recombination rates compared between dog (blue) and human (red) over a largely syntenic 60 Mb region [35].

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1003984.g001