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Distribution of the amount of genetic material from a chromosomal segment surviving to the following generation. (English) Zbl 1053.62124
Summary: A method is provided for numerical evaluation, with any given accuracy, of the probability that at least \(p\,\%\) of the genetic material from an individual’s chromosomal segment survives to the next generation. Relevant MAPLE\(^\circledR\) V codes, for automated implementation of such evaluation, are also provided. The genomic continuum model, with Haldane’s model for the crossover process, is assumed.

62P10 Applications of statistics to biology and medical sciences; meta analysis
62E15 Exact distribution theory in statistics
92D10 Genetics and epigenetics
65C60 Computational problems in statistics (MSC2010)
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