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quantitative trait locus

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine

in A Dictionary of Biology

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199204625
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726507
quantitative trait locus

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A region of a chromosome (genetic locus) containing one or more genes that contribute to determining a quantitative trait.

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Subjects: Biological Sciences

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