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Name: Chromosomal Theory and Genetic Linkage
ID: m44481
Language: English (en)
Summary: By the end of this section, you will be able to:
  • Discuss Sutton’s Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance
  • Describe genetic linkage
  • Explain the process of homologous recombination, or crossing over
  • Describe how chromosome maps are created
  • Calculate the distances between three genes on a chromosome using a three-point test cross
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: centiMorgan, chromosomal theory, chromosomal theory of inheritance, chromosome map, crossing over, crossover, gene distance, genetic linkage, genetic map, genetics, homologous recombination, inheritance, linked genes, meiosis, nonparental type, parental type, recombinant type, recombination, recombination frequency, Sutton's theory of inheritance, Thomas Hunt Morgan, three-point test cross, Walter Sutton, x-linked genes
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), Cnx Biology (ryan.s.stickney@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.7 (history)
First publication date: Aug 23, 2012 12:24 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Apr 10, 2013 1:08 pm -0500

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