linked genes

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Noun1.linked genes - 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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In this research project, we identified the fusarium wilt linked genes in chickpea by using different markers.
A single source of Pgt race TTKSK resistance, the rpg4/Rpg5 locus in barley line Q21861 (1), has been cloned and shown to harbor at least four tightly linked genes required for resistance including the HvRpg5, HvRgal, HvAdf3 and yet to be characterized Rmel (2).
Whereas QTL contains many linked genes, which are then challenging to separate, GWAS produce many unlinked individual genes or even nucleotides, but these studies are riddled with large expected numbers of false positives.
When we analyzed the functional data it was observed that almost every functional aspect of autosomal genes were present in X linked genes but still there are varieties of functional characteristics of X linked genes which need to be explored in autosomal genes (Table-2).
The analysis looked at haplotypes, or closely linked genes typically inherited as a unit.
Pamela A Marshall, in her article "Mapping Linked Genes in Drosophila melanogaster Using Data from the F2 Generation of a Dihybrid Cross" (Vol.
In this manner, the markers and linked genes were physically localized into chromosome interval regions (bins) of 7DS defined by deletion breakpoints.
Results reported from earlier studies had linked genes and intelligence, but this latest finding provides a potential mechanism by which to explain the connection, he noted.
Haplotype: A set of closely linked genes or genetic markers present on one chromosome that tend to be inherited together.