Recombination and Linked genes

Is recombination just the process of crossing over done incorrectly? Also, can you please go over linked genes, recombination frequency, map units, and all that jazz!

Thank you

Recombination is just another word for crossing over! This is just because multiple chromosomes are exchanging genetic material. Linked genes are close to each other on the chromosome, meaning it is far less likely that they would be separated. So if a section of the chromosome crosses over, because they are near each other, they will likely cross over together. Mrs. Koffke will go more in-depth on these topics later in the video as well!

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