Problem: Which description best defines a haplotype?a. a group of alleles that undergo a change in nucleotide sequence from mistakes in DNA synthesisb. a group of alleles in close association on a chromosome that are likely to be inherited togetherc. the sequence of RNA nucleotides that comprise a mature mRNA strand about to undergo translationd. the sequence of all the DNA bases contained on a single chromosome within an individual organism

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Haplotype: clusters of linked genes that are inherited together

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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