linked genes

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any pair of genes that tend to be transmitted together

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Protein- Protein interaction data has revealed some X linked gene showing interaction with autosomal gene e.g.
However, Drosophila dihybrid linkage data can still be used in "open-ended" experiments as we point out in our book and in published articles but only for linked genes in coupled orientation.
The present study clarifies previous confusion concerning the chromosome arm location of Xgwm44 and Xgwm111, as well as the location of the linked genes Dn1, Dn2, Dn5, Dn6, and Dnx.
Calculating map units between linked genes is most straightforward when testcross data is used (Brooker, 2005; Russell, 2006).
In other crops, plant resistance genes appear to be located as a multiple allelic series at a specific locus or as closely linked genes in complex loci.
They've found that a few tightly linked genes in a single chromosome are all that may be required to transmit apomixis from the wild variety to the cultivated one.
Its genome holds 80 so-called toxin-antitoxin (TA) systems: sets of closely linked genes that encode both a toxic protein and an antitoxin: a toxin-neutralising antidote.
Transfer to hexaploid wheat of linked genes for adult-plant leaf rust and seedling stem rust resistance from an amphiploid of Aegilops speltoides X Triticum monococcum.
In addition, co-transformation experiments utilizing genes originating on separate plasmids indicate that those genes are often, but not always, inherited together and act as linked genes (Chen et al., 1998; Walters et al,, 1992; Kohli et al., 1998; Pawlowski and Somers, 1998).
Recombination allows chromosomes to break up linked genes, which makes selection more effective and helps get rid of faulty mutations.
On the basis of the inheritance of the two genes of interest, one transgenic family would be desirable for use in a breeding program because it contained tightly linked genes, whereas the other family studied would not be desirable for use in a breeding program because the two genes segregated aberrantly.
(1997) showed that the [Pl.sub.6] locus consists of at least two very closely linked genes. They postulated that the [Pl.sub.6] gene is a complex locus, which includes several linked resistance genes.