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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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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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by wbla3335
Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genes in the same linkage group are inherited together?
Replies: 5
Views: 3218

Mendel's law of independent assortment

... does mendel's law of independent assortment relate to crossing over and genetic linkage

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by tatia
Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mendel's law of independent assortment
Replies: 2
Views: 3203

Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... and almost simultaneously rediscovered them. Bateson coined the term “genetics” for the then emerging science of heredity in 1906. Subsequently ... the simpler and earlier idea of the linear arrangement of genes in the linkage group, and gene assembly similarly confutes the idea of a simple ...

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by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
Replies: 12
Views: 27445

Re: Re:

... as you say, so y chromosome and mtdna is more conservitavie than genetic material. euchromosome obey "Law of linkage and crossing over ", so if a chinese man marry a european womom, the euchromosomes ...

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by jmagicking
Fri Mar 02, 2012 3:35 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human evaluation
Replies: 24
Views: 9073

Gene Linkage Problems

Hello, I've been doing some revision on gene linkage questions and really can't answer the following two questions: 1. A rat ... 21 Black, curly fur 19 Determine the genotype of the unknown parent and give a genetic explanation of the results. From my research I'm presuming: - The black, ...

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by kkisamazing
Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene Linkage Problems
Replies: 1
Views: 2590
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