Linkage

Linkage The phenomenon of inheritance of genes together and to retain their parental combination even in the offspring is termed as linkage. Mendel’s principle of independent assortment shows exception. …

Pleiotropy and Polygenic Intheritance

Pleiotropy Genes that affect multiple, apparently unrelated phenotypes, are termed as pleiotropic genes and the phenomenon is termed as pleiotropy. The term pleiotropy is derived from the Greek word …