linkage


linkage
Tendency for certain genes tend to be inherited together, because they are on the same chromosome. Thus parental combinations of characters are found more frequently in offspring than non-parental. Linkage is measured by the percentage recombination between loci.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • linkage — [ liŋkaʒ ] n. m. • 1921; mot angl. (depuis 1874 en chim., géom.) « liaison », de to link « lier » ♦ Anglic. Génét. Liaison existant entre les gènes d un chromosome; association de facteurs héréditaires qu elle entraîne. Équiv. fr. liaison… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Linkage — occurs when an investor is able to purchase a security on one financial exchange and sell it on another. Certain depositary receipts, such as American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), allow for linkage, which means that an investor can purchase shares …   Investment dictionary

  • Linkage — Link age (l[i^][ng]k [asl]j; 48), n. 1. The act of linking; the state of being linked; also, a system of links. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) Manner of linking or of being linked; said of the union of atoms or radicals in the molecule. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • linkage — LINKÁGE CAJ/ s. n. (biol.) înlănţuire (strânsă) a genelor care se găsesc în acelaşi cromozom. (< engl. linkage) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • linkage — 1874, from LINK (Cf. link) (v.) + AGE (Cf. age). To understand the principle of Peaucellier s link work, it is convenient to consider previously certain properties of a linkage, (to coin a new and useful word of general application), consisting… …   Etymology dictionary

  • linkage — [liŋk′ij] n. 1. a linking or being linked 2. a series or system of links, slides, cranks, wheels, or gears for transmitting power or motion 3. Biol. the tendency of some genes to remain together and act as a unit (linkage group) in inheritance,… …   English World dictionary

  • linkage — linkage. См. сцепление. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • linkage — I noun affiliation, affinity, alliance, association, bond, coalescence, combination, concatenation, confluence, conjugation, conjunction, connection, coupling, hookup, interconnection, intersection, joinder, joining, junction, juncture, linking,… …   Law dictionary

  • linkage — /ˈlinkadʒ, ingl. ˈlɪŋkɪdʒ/ [vc. ingl., propriamente «concatenazione», da link «anello d una catena»] s. m. inv. (biol.) associazione …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione


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