Key Terms in Chapter 9

Key Terms – Linkage and Recombination Frequency

  • allele
  • complete (absolute) linkage
  • coupling (cis) configuration
  • crossover
  • gene
  • genotype
  • incomplete (partial) linkage
  • independent assortment
  • interchromosomal recombination
  • intrachromosomal recombination
  • linkage
  • locus
  • parental genotype (and gametes)
  • phenotype
  • recombinant genotype (and gametes)
  • recombination frequency (RF)
  • recombination
  • repulsion (trans) configuration
  • Second Law of Independent Assortment
  • synapsis
  • syntenic
  • unlinked

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