mapping function

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mapping function map·ping function (māp'ĭng)
A mathematical formula that relates distances on a gene map to recombination frequencies; its graphic rendering shows that the recombination value of two genes is never greater than 50 percent regardless of how far apart the genes are on a chromosome.

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