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Gene Pool

  • By: Omar Sultan Haque
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

In a population of sexually reproducing organisms, a gene pool is the sum of that population's genetic material at a given time. In terms more specific to a particular genetic locus on a chromosome, it is the sum of the alleles ...

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