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Now that sequencing is becoming increasingly cheap, what is the value of recombination-based genetic mapping against the sequence-based genetic mapping?

I think that in the past recombination-based genetic maps were used as blueprints for sequencing projects. But since now the entire genome can be sequenced pretty cheaply both in time and money, what is the unique value of recombination-based genetic mapping?

One thing that comes to mind but I am not very sure. It might be suitable for mapping novel phenotypic markers e.g., unmapped diseases.

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