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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.

MSC:
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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