linked genes


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linked genes

Etymology: ME, linke + Gk, genein, to produce
genes that are located so close together on the same chromosome that they tend to be transmitted as a linkage group.
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Calculating map units between linked genes is most straightforward when testcross data is used (Brooker, 2005; Russell, 2006).
Studies on the genetic fine structure of these linked genes will help enhance our understanding of wilt resistant gene clusters in chickpea.
2] progeny from Family 20 were tested against genetic ratios of 3:l for linked genes from a hemizygous parent, and 15:1 for two linked insertions of RNase L and 2-5A synthetase, and for linked or unlinked genes from a homozygous parent (1:0).
2] progeny from Family 20 were tested against genetic ratios of 3:1 for linked genes from a hemizygous parent, and 15:1 for two linked insertions of RNase L and 2-5A synthetase, and for linked or unlinked genes from a homozygous parent (1:0).
6], which consists of at least two very tightly linked genes (Vear et al.
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new research has linked genes to our ability to orient ourselves to the world around us and then navigate through it.
It has not been determined if smut resistance associated with the tr allele is conferred by that allele or by closely linked genes.
Three crown rust resistance (CRR) genes, Pc-38, Pc-62, and Pc-63, are inherited as allelic or tightly linked genes (Harder et al.
Mozhui and colleagues (2008) have, for example, dissected a trans eQTL cluster on distal mouse chromosome 1 and identified a candidate gene (Fmn2) that they propose has a major influence on the expression of linked gene networks.