linkage group


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linkage group

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A pair or set of genes on a chromosome that tend to be transmitted together.
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Noun1.linkage group - any pair of genes that tend to be transmitted together; "the genes of Drosophila fall into four linkage groups"
cistron, gene, factor - (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity; "genes were formerly called factors"
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Linkage Group members meet the first two Wednesdays of each month to exchange information and leads.
e2], the genome length was calculated by multiplying the length of each linkage group by (m + 1)/(m - 1), where m is the number of markers in each linkage group.
5 kV,- Nominal frequency of 50 Hz,- The linkage group YNyn10,- 12.
The correlation results reveal that these traits are linked together on the same chromosome which was also proved through detection of QTLs for these traits on the same linkage group on chromosome 2A.
5 March 2015 - US-based sales and marketing agency Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC has acquired Canada-based third party merchandising and retail intelligence company The Linkage Group, Inc.
The first scenario assumed a single linkage group model (SLM) in which the organism's genome was comprised of a single chromosome of 1 M length.
By comparing the results, the scientists drew a genetic map that identifies key molecular markers along a region of the soybean genome known as Linkage Group I.
On average, 15 markers were placed on each linkage group.
e1]) was determined by adding 2s to the length of each linkage group to account for chromosome ends (Fishman et al.
In the second set of simulations, the number of independent markers on a linkage group was determined by the minimum number of independently introgressing regions observed for all three hybrid lineages (Table 1).