Definition of Linked genes

1. Noun. Any pair of genes that tend to be transmitted together. "The genes of Drosophila fall into four linkage groups"

Exact synonyms: Linkage Group
Generic synonyms: Cistron, Factor, Gene

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Linked Genes

linkage analysis
linkage disequilibrium
linkage editor
linkage equilibrium
linkage group
linkage map
linkage marker
linkage section
linked gene
linked genes (current term)
linked list
linked lists
linker DNA
linker scanning
linking number

Literary usage of Linked genes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"ED CARMICHAEL UNIVERSITY or ILLINOIS SPECIAL ARTICLES MORE linked genes IN RABBITS IN SCIENCE for August 13, 1920, I presented evidence indicating the ..."

2. The Physical Basis of Heredity by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1919)
"In oats, Surface finds two linked genes. In Primula there is one group composed of several linked genes, and 12 pairs of chromosomes (Fig. 53, c). ..."

3. Mammalian Embryo Genomics by Oecd, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, OECD Staff (2003)
"Of these X-linked genes, two were found to be candidates for escaping X - inactivation ... The differences in transcription of the candidate X-linked genes ..."

4. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1911)
"At the time when this linkage between black and vestigial was first observed we were engaged in a systematic search for linkage between non-sex-linked genes ..."

5. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1921)
"The linkage strength of two linked genes of mice has been determined. A pair of linked genes has been discovered in rabbits. The characters involved are ..."

6. Molecular Markers in Plant Genome Analysis: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"CC: F200 AB: Variation in recombination rate is important to plant breeders since a major objective is to obtain favorable recombinants of linked genes. ..."

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