Gene linkage - they are located on the same chromosome...

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Gene linkage A chromosome has many thousands of genes; there are an estimated  100,000 genes in the human genome.  Inheritance involves the transfer of chromosomes from parent to  offspring through meiosis and sexual reproduction.  It is common for a large number of genes to be inherited together if 
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Unformatted text preview: they are located on the same chromosome. Genes that are inherited together are said to form a linkage group. The concept of transfer of a linkage group is gene linkage....
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