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Chapter 15

Question:

Map units on a linkage map cannot be relied upon to calculate physical distances on achromosome for which of the following reasons?

A) The frequency of crossing over varies along the length of the chromosome.

B) The relationship between recombination frequency and map units is different in everyindividual.

C) Physical distances between genes change during the course of the cell cycle.

D)The gene order on the chromosomes is slightly different in every individual.

E) Linkage map distances are identical between males and females.



Answer:

A) The frequency of crossing over varies along the length of the chromosome.



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Question: Map units on a linkage map cannot be relied upon to calculate physical distances on achromosome for which of the following reasons? A) The frequency of crossing over varies along the length of the chromosome. B) The relationship between recombination frequency and map units is different in everyindividual. C) Physical distances between genes change during the course of the cell cycle. D)The gene order on the chromosomes is slightly different in every individual. E) Linkage map distances are identical between males and females.
Answer: A) The frequency of crossing over varies along the length of the chromosome.