Population Genetics: Multilocus


Multilocus population genetics is the study of the distribution and dynamics of genetic variation at several loci in biological populations.

Keywords: multilocus selection; linkage equilibrium; linkage disequilibrium; epistasis haplotype


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Shpak, Max, and Gavrilets, Sergey(Jan 2006) Population Genetics: Multilocus. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0004176]