linkage equilibrium


linkage equilibrium
Situation that should exist in a population undisturbed by selection, migration, etc., in which all possible combinations of linked genes should be present at equal frequency. The situation is no more common than are such undisturbed populations.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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