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Linkage group

Linkage group

a set of two or more loci that have been shown by linkage analysis to be physically close in the genome but that have not yet been assigned to specific chromosomes. It is rapidly becoming an outmoded term.


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I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... bit more knowledge might be useful, please help me out here :'( . Blood Group Systems : What the heck are MNSs? I have a little understanding of ... The non-random pairing of alleles in the MHC is called gametic or linkage disequilibrium (LD) and it is influenced by the low recombination ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
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Re: Genes in the same linkage group are inherited together?

A centimorgan is the distance between two loci where the frequency of a crossover between the two loci per generation is 0.01. So the frequency of crossover between two genes 1.5 cM apart will be 0.015, and the frequency of a crossover between genes 140 cM apart will be 1.4. The alleles of the all g...

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by wbla3335
Fri Jul 19, 2013 6:38 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genes in the same linkage group are inherited together?
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Genes in the same linkage group are inherited together?

... Thanks for your post! So those 43 genes (alleles of them) in the same linkage group are inherited together. But how likely are they inherited together? I know this is hard ...

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

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

... are ("tightly linked" and "close map distance" are pretty much synonymous). "the closer genes are within the same linakge group, the more likely they are inherited together?" Yes.

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by jonmoulton
Wed Jul 17, 2013 2:51 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genes in the same linkage group are inherited together?
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