Genome analyses and modelling the relationships between coding density, recombination rate and chromosome length.

@article{Mackiewicz2010GenomeAA,
  title={Genome analyses and modelling the relationships between coding density, recombination rate and chromosome length.},
  author={Dorota Mackiewicz and Marta Zawierta and Wojciech Waga and Stanislaw Cebrat},
  journal={Journal of theoretical biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={267 2},
  pages={
          186-92
        }
}
In the human genomes, recombination frequency between homologous chromosomes during meiosis is highly correlated with their physical length while it differs significantly when their coding density is considered. Furthermore, it has been observed that the recombination events are distributed unevenly along the chromosomes. We have found that many of such recombination properties can be predicted by computer simulations of population evolution based on the Monte Carlo methods. For example, these… Expand
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