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. What is the relationship between genes located in different chromosomes (non-syntenic genes)?

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Genes located on different chromosomes are called non-syntenic gene. They are present either on different chromosomes or present very far on the same chromosome.

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Relationship between these genes is can be described on the basis of their characters.

Non-syntenic genes are unlinked, that means linkage will not occur in between them.

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Non-syntenic or unlinked genes follow the Mendel’s law of independent assortment, means inheritance of one gene is not depends on the other...

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