Genetic Linkage

Genetic Linkage

Genes that are located on the same chromosome are called linked genes. Alleles for these genes tend to segregate together during meiosis, unless they are separated by crossing-over.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why are certain traits, like blonde hair and blue eyes, usually inherited together?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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