X-linked locus

X-linked lo·cus

any locus that in normal karyotypes is borne on the X chromosome.
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The major "loci" in this case are the ribosomal DNA (rDNA) multigene family complex on the X chromosome and a second X-linked locus that controls the pattern of somatic underreplication of rDNA in polytene tissues.
As can be seen, there is virtually no chance of fixation at a major autosomal locus when the founder size is greater than five, or for the X-linked locus when the founder size is greater than eight.

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