Ch5BookNotes - GeneLinkageandRecombination

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Gene Linkage and Recombination Parental combination show up most frequently  In independent assortment parental and recombination progeny are  equal If parental > recombinant then genes are linked Chi squared test o Hypothesis : genes A and B are not linked o If genes unlinked then half should be parental and half recombinant Chiasmata can form anywhere on chromosome with equal likelihood ->  probability of cross over increases the farther apart the genes are 1% RF = 1 map unit RF can never be > 50% Locus- genes position on the chromosome Mapping: Locating Genes Along a Chromosome 2 groups with highest freq = parental next 2 highest = crossover in region 1
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2010 for the course BIO 325 taught by Professor Saxena during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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