DNA markers & Quantitative Variation

The genes for multiple the quantitative traits are

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Unformatted text preview: wn to be heritable. known Multiple Quantitative Traits • Quantitative traits may Quantitative be heritable to some extent. extent. • The genes for multiple The quantitative traits are either linked or influence each other. each • Thus the influence of Thus one gene may affect the activity of several others (pleiotropy). (pleiotropy). Pleiotropic gene controls Pleiotropic timing of growth spurt timing arm/leg length limb-torso proportions trunk length height Summary Summary • • • The genetic relatedness of two The individuals as well as two populations and presumably their ancestry can be learned from examining, SNPs, indels, V...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2014 for the course ANTH 02221 taught by Professor Rosado during the Fall '11 term at Rowan.

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