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Gene frequency

Definition

noun, plural: gene frequencies

The proportion of gene to its allele in an interbreeding population.


Supplement

Synonym: allele frequency.
See also: allele frequency, gene pool.


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Microevolution verus Macroevolution

... of alleles, where an allele is a specific iteration of a given gene. Microevolution is defined as variations in the frequencies of alleles ... version of the gene. Another useful example is extinction, in which the frequency of all alleles in a species go from some to none. What the creationist ...

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by hackenslash
Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:57 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Microevolution verus Macroevolution
Replies: 16
Views: 20769

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... it's obvious your "doctorate" is neither in anthropology nor genetics. You simply don't know what you're talking about. In terms of evolutionary ... than you. Hate to break it to you. :mrgreen: I also alluded to the frequency distribution curve. Distribution curves don't reflect genetics. ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:35 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 259649

Genes in the same linkage group are inherited together?

Hi jonmoulton and wbla3335, Thanks for your post! So those 43 genes (alleles of them) in the same linkage group are inherited together. But ... as 140cM away but still in the same linkage group! When you have allele frequency data of a particular gene and know which genes are in the same linkage ...

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by Young
Thu Jul 18, 2013 6:42 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genes in the same linkage group are inherited together?
Replies: 5
Views: 3249

cell specific markers

Do such genetic markers exist? Markers that are present in one population (at least to a certain ... genetic markers for ethnically-specific weapons, sequences would be needed that have a frequency close to 0% in one population while having a significant frequency in another. ...

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by MarkHolland
Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:16 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cell specific markers
Replies: 3
Views: 6018

mutation-selection balance

... that results in death before the person can reproduce. This is termed a genetic lethal mutation because, even though the individual might survive ... population, natural selection eliminates it. In this case, p, the gene frequency of the lethal allele in the population, is equal to μ, the mutation ...

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by Monco
Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:41 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: mutation-selection balance
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