Asked Nov 23, 2019

What is the Hardy-weinberg equation? and how can I use it to determine allele frequency of the next generation?


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The Hardy-Weinberg equation is p2 + q2 + 2pq =1 and p + q =1

Where, p is the frequency of the dominant allele, and q is the frequency of recessive allele.

It is a mathematical equation used to express the relationship between genotypic frequency and allelic frequency in a population following Mendelian pattern of inheritance.

It has several assumptions that a popula...

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