genetic distance


Also found in: Medical, Wikipedia.

genetic distance

[jə¦ned·ik ′dis·təns]
(genetics)
A measure of the allelic substitutions per locus that have occurred during the separate evolution of two populations or species.
The distance between linked genes in terms of recombination frequency or map units.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Bayesian statistical approach proved more efficient than the genetic distance approach in calculating assignment of individuals to populations (Rannala and Mountain, 1997; Cornuet et al.
cantonensis haplotype from the People's Republic of China with low genetic distance (K2-p 0.
2002) assessed the correlation between principle components derived from genetic distance matrices for the thiotrophic symbionts and mussel hosts.
In the high-density SNP chip, genetic distance for SNP pairs could not be obtained.
For the E gene, the mean genetic distance within the 6 new isolates from Italy was 0.
These results, along with genetic distance and mean estimated gene flow calculations, support a physical transfer of the Long Island bay scallop larvae down the Atlantic coast to the transition regions around Barnegat Bay.
Also, genetic distance values were calculated among five native chicken lines using PowerMarker (Ver 3.
To test whether this component of variation between humans and bamboo rats was related to spatial factors, we tested the extent of correlation between geographic distance and genetic distance across 3 components of P.
The Nei's genetic identity (I) and genetic distance (D) are examined for all pairwise comparisons between the subpopulations (Table 4).
Reynolds' genetic distance between populations was subsequently calculated on the basis of the [F.
Phylogenetic and genetic distance analyses based on both N and H gene sequences showed that these viruses from Menglian case-patients were members of clade D (Figures 1, 2; Table 3).
Also determined was the genetic diversity (h), and genetic distance (D) based on the Nei (1978) formula, and also the number and percentages of polymorphic loci.