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Disequilibrium

Disequilibrium

a disturbance or absence of equilibrium.


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Re: Genes in the same linkage group are inherited together?

... barring genetic events such as deletions, insertions, translocations, or inversions. You can get more information by searching for "linkage disequilibrium" and "genetic hitchhiking".

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by wbla3335
Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:42 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genes in the same linkage group are inherited together?
Replies: 5
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Linkage disequilibrium

I understand that alleles located on different chromosomes can be in linkage disequilibrium. How does this occur (the genes are not physically linked). For example, I've read that genes for long-tails and genes for preference for long-tails are in linkage disequilibrium. ...

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by SheffJoe
Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:52 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Linkage disequilibrium
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Views: 1508

Re: Re:

... that: The rapid spread of an initially unique haplotype, driven by strong positive selection, is expected to generate the profile of linkage disequilibrium we have observed (18), establishing that UK industrial melanism in the peppered moth was seeded by a single recent mutation that spread ...

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by Gavin
Wed Nov 09, 2011 2:13 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionists Show of Shutting Down the Debate
Replies: 71
Views: 29944

Re: Re:

... that: The rapid spread of an initially unique haplotype, driven by strong positive selection, is expected to generate the profile of linkage disequilibrium we have observed (18), establishing that UK industrial melanism in the peppered moth was seeded by a single recent mutation that spread ...

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by canalon
Wed Nov 09, 2011 1:38 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionists Show of Shutting Down the Debate
Replies: 71
Views: 29944

Re: Linkage equilibrium vs. Linkage disequilibrium?

Is this not a commonly asked question? I've read equilibrium vs. disequilibrium in my book and it just doesn't make sense to me at all. Has anyone heard of this expression?

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by noiseordinance
Wed Feb 17, 2010 4:38 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Linkage equilibrium vs. Linkage disequilibrium?
Replies: 1
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