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Meaning of locus

Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


Fixed place, location. Locus. It is also used in genetics to determine the position of a gene or chromosome.



Latin LOCUS place 1 . In Geometry : Geometric Place . 2 . In cell biology : fixed position on a chromosome, which determines the position of a gene or marker. By extension , in evolutionary computing – Used to identify positions of interest in certain sequences.





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