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A genetic model having complex linkage behaviour

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A genetic model is discussed in which the position and nature of equilibrium points for gamete frequencies depends in an unusual way on the degree of linkage between the loci involved. A complete mathematical analysis is made of the model: this is followed by a verbal discussion of the effect of linkage on such models.


Es wird ein genetisches Modell behandelt, in demdie Lage und Art der Gleichgewichtspunkte für die Gametenfrequenz in ungewöhnlicher Weise von dem Grad der Kopplung zwischen den beiden in Frage kommenden Loci abhängen. Für das Modell wird eine vollständige mathematische Analyse vorgelegt und anschließend die Wirkung besprochen, welche die Kopplung in derartigen Modellen hat.

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Ewens, W.J. A genetic model having complex linkage behaviour. Theoret. Appl. Genetics 38, 140–143 (1968). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00933808

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  • Equilibrium Point
  • Mathematical Analysis
  • Genetic Model
  • Complex Linkage
  • Verbal Discussion