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Problem: Briefly define the terms "linkage map", "physical map" and "karyotypic map". What techniques could be used to allow you to determine the position on a polymorphic DNA character to each of these maps?

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  • Linkage Map: It refers to the location of the genes on a chromosome in relation to other genes in terms of recombinant frequency and how two gene loci can be inherited together, rather than a specific physical distance between the genes along each chromosome. 
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Briefly define the terms "linkage map", "physical map" and "karyotypic map". What techniques could be used to allow you to determine the position on a polymorphic DNA character to each of these maps?

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