Which of the following statements is not true of two genes that show 50% recombination frequency?

  • Option 1)

    If the genes are present on the same chromosome, they undergo more than one crossovers in every meiosis

  • Option 2)

    The genes may be on different chromosomes

  • Option 3)

    The genes are tightly linked

  • Option 4)

    The genes show independent assortment

 

Answers (1)

 

Genetic Recombination -

Genetic variation arising by crossing over of chromosomes, independent assortment of chromosomes during meiosis and random coming together of maternal and paternal chromosomes at fertilization. 

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Option 1)

If the genes are present on the same chromosome, they undergo more than one crossovers in every meiosis

Incorrect

Option 2)

The genes may be on different chromosomes

Incorrect

Option 3)

The genes are tightly linked

Correct

Option 4)

The genes show independent assortment

Incorrect

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