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Problem: Which of the following statements is true regarding the genetic map distance between two markers?a) Is inversely related to the frequency of chiasmab) Is directly related to the frequency of crossing-over.c) Increases in accuracy as the distance between loci increases.d) Can be estimated by multiplying the recombination frequencies of subinterverals.e) Adding the subinterverals is less accurate than a direct measure by a two point cross.

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Recall: Recombination frequency increases as the distance between two loci are increased.

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Which of the following statements is true regarding the genetic map distance between two markers?

a) Is inversely related to the frequency of chiasma

b) Is directly related to the frequency of crossing-over.

c) Increases in accuracy as the distance between loci increases.

d) Can be estimated by multiplying the recombination frequencies of subinterverals.

e) Adding the subinterverals is less accurate than a direct measure by a two point cross.

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