Segregation Genetics: The Indirect Approach



To study the genetic basis of any phenomenon, a collection of genetic variants is an essential resource. Whether these are collected from the natural population or obtained from induced mutation hunts, the chances are high that the final collection will contain several variants with the same phenotype. The immediate question this raises is whether they have the same phenotype because they carry mutations in the same gene, or whether they are mutated in different genes that all happen to influence the phenotype being scored.


Synaptonemal Complex Recombination Frequency Meiotic Recombination Indirect Approach Complementation Group 
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