Haplotype: clusters of linked genes that are inherited together
Which description best defines a haplotype?
a. a group of alleles that undergo a change in nucleotide sequence from mistakes in DNA synthesis
b. a group of alleles in close association on a chromosome that are likely to be inherited together
c. the sequence of RNA nucleotides that comprise a mature mRNA strand about to undergo translation
d. the sequence of all the DNA bases contained on a single chromosome within an individual organism