Number of individuals
In a given population of 238 cichlid fish, the distribution of genotypes is:
MM (homozygous dominant) = 224
Mm (heterozygous) = 12
Mm (homozygous recessive) = 2
The probability at any time that an allele will ultimately become fixed is simply its frequency in the population. So we have to calculate the frequency of the recessive allele. That means allele ‘m’.
found frequency of allele ‘m’=0.033
So the probability of recessive allele ‘m’ is also 0.033 or 3.3%
That means alle...
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