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Genetic linkage

Genetic linkage

(Science: genetics) The term refers to the fact that certain genes tend to be inherited together, because they are on the same chromosome. Thus parental combinations of characters are found more frequently in offspring than nonparental. Linkage is measured by the percentage recombination between loci, unlinked genes showing 50% recombination.

See: linkage equilibrium, linkage disequilibrium.

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by saddy51
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linkage and association

What is a real world example of genetic linkage and association in human studies? :) :!: :?:

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by dejavu23
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Re: Genes in the same linkage group are inherited together?

... here. The order of the genes themselves will remain the same 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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... does mendel's law of independent assortment relate to crossing over and genetic linkage

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