Linked Genes

  • (noun): Any pair of genes that tend to be transmitted together.
    Synonyms: linkage group

Some articles on linked genes, genes, linked:

Genetics Of Humans - Genetic Differences and Inheritance Patterns - X-linked and Y-linked Inheritance
... X-linked genes are found on the sex X chromosome ... X-linked genes just like autosomal genes have both dominant and recessive types ... Recessive X-linked disorders are rarely seen in females and usually only affect males ...

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