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Unformatted text preview: probability that it will not have freckles c. Linkage Genes are arranged in a linear order on each chromosome Independent assortment does not apply if two loci are linked close together on the same pair of homologous chromosomes Linkage: tendency for a group of linked genes on the same chromosome to be inherited together Thomas Morgan. Model organism: fruit fly Two-Point Test Cross Most sensitive test for linkage Performed between F1 individuals (heterozygous at both loci) are crossed with double homozygous recessive individuals Examples: BbVvXbbvv (fruit fly)...
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