What does "recombination fraction" mean?

Asked by sharmistha.panda | 23rd May, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

It is the proportion of recombinant (with respect to two loci) gametes arising from meiosis. Linkage maps are based on estimates of recombination fraction between all pair-wise combinations of loci. 

Answered by  | 24th May, 2011, 08:45: AM

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