Journal of Genetics

, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 117–119 | Cite as

The number of genotypes which can be formed with a given number of genes

  • J. B. S. Haldane


Formulae and a table are given for the numbers of genotypes which can be obtained from a given assortment of genes where allowance is made for linkage.


Linkage Group Gene Pair Unlinked Locus Double Reduction Diploid Genotype 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1948

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. B. S. Haldane
    • 1
  1. 1.University CollegeLondon

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