Basic Principles of Population Genetics
In this chapter we briefly review some elementary results from population genetics [2, 3, 4,6,7,10,13]. Various genetic definitions are recalled merely to provide a context for this and more advanced mathematical theory. Readers with a limited knowledge of modern genetics are urged to learn molecular genetics by formal course work or informal self-study. The Appendix summarizes a few of the major currents in molecular genetics.
KeywordsPopulation Genetic Random Mating Recombination Fraction Population Frequency Linkage Equilibrium
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