Asked Oct 27, 2019

If there is a maximum Lod score of 4.2 at θ = 0.31, what can you say about the linkage and the distance between two genes?


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Logarithm of odds (Lod) is a statistical method used for analyzing genetic linkage in human. Lod score analysis determines the likelihood of genetic linkage for many different recombination frequencies, each expressed...

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