GENE LINKAGE

a tendency for genes or the genetic markers located physically close to each other on the chromosome to be inherited. The data can provide risk estimates to high risk family members.

GENE LINKAGE: "Gene linkage can estimate risk."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENE LINKAGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gene-linkage/ (accessed November 16, 2019).
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