Definitions for "Genetic marker"
Keywords:  locus, marker, phenotype, allele, trait
a gene with a clear, unambiguous phenotype used in genetic analysis to identify individuals that carry it or other linked genes. May act as a probe to mark a nucleus, chromosome or locus. [CUB
A piece of DNA or a gene whose properties (and sometimes also their position on the chromosomes) are known and can be used to identify particular cells or organisms; they might also be used as a reference point in a genetic mapping experiment.
a DNA sequence used to "mark" or track a particular location (locus) on a particular chromosome
An observable characteristic useful for genetic analysis.
Any mutant gene useful in genetic analysis.
Keywords:  road, bit, sign, side
a bit like a sign on the side of the road