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Genetic Linkage - Recombination Frequency
... During meiosis, chromosomes assort randomly into gametes, such that the segregation of alleles of one gene is independent of alleles of another gene ... AB, Ab, aB, and ab with equal frequencies (25%) because the alleles of gene A assort independently of the alleles for gene B during meiosis ... When two genes are close together on the same chromosome, they do not assort independently and are said to be linked ...

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