Meiotic Configurations: A Source of Information for Estimating Genetic Parameters

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1. Introduction.- 1.1 Genetic Variation and Genetic Mechanisms.- 1.2 Meiosis as a Complex of Processes Regulating Recombination.- 1.3 The Three Central Elements of Meiosis: Chromosome Pairing, Crossing-over, Distribution.- 1.4 The Order of Analysis: Crossing-over—Chromosome Pairing—Distribution.- 1.5 The Nature and Quality of the Information Derived from Meiotic Configurations.- 2. The Analysis of Crossing-over.- 2.1 Unmarked Chromosomes.- 2.1.1 Crossing-over Estimated Directly from Chiasma Frequencies.- Chiasma Frequency Estimates.- Interference within Chromosomes.- Interchromosome Effects.- Chiasma Localization.- Chiasma Frequency and Distribution in Relation to Internal and External Variables.- 2.1.2 Crossing-over Estimated by Inference from Metaphase Association in Diploids (Disomics) and Autotetraploids (Tetrasomics).- The Relation between Metaphase Association and Crossing-over; Mapping Functions.- Frequencies of Being “Bound” in Diploids (Disomics) and Autotetraploids (Tetrasomics).- Interference.- 2.2 Marked Chromosomes: Structural Deviants.- 2.2.1 Telocentric Substitutions.- 2.2.2 Deficiencies.- 2.2.3 Inversions.- Paracentric Inversions.- Diplotene-Diakinesis.- Anaphase.- Pericentric Inversions.- 2.2.4 Reciprocal Translocations.- Direct Estimates of Chiasma Frequencies.- Metacentric Chromosomes.- Acrocentric Chromosomes.- Crossing-over Estimated from Metaphase Association.- Metacentric Chromosomes.- Interference.- Interstitial Segments: Acrocentric and Metacentric Chromosomes.- Crossing-over Estimated from Anaphase Segregations.- Interchromosome Effects Involving Translocations.- Telocentric Substitution in Reciprocal Translocations; Crossing-over Estimated from Metaphase Association; Interference.- 2.3 Numerical Markers.- 2.3.1 Primary Trisomics.- 2.3.2 Telocentric Trisomics and Monosomies for Normally Metacentric Chromosomes.- 3. The Analysis of Chromosome Pairing.- 3.1 Non-competitive Situations.- 3.1.1 Unmarked Chromosomes.- 3.1.2 The Relation between Cross-over Frequency and Synaptic Extent.- 3.1.3 The Location of Pairing Initiation.- 3.1.4 Indirect Observation: Post-Pachytene Configurations.- 3.2 Competitive Situations: Localization of Pairing Initiation Points; Pairing Differentiation.- 3.2.1 Trisomies.- Primary Trisomies.- Telocentric and Secondary Trisomies.- Telocentric Trisomy in Telocentric Substitution.- Translocation Trisomies and Telocentric Translocation Trisomies.- Inversion Trisomies.- 3.2.2 Autopolyploids.- Autopolyploids and Autopolysomics without Structural Rearrangements.- Autopolyploids with Inversions.- Autopolyploids with Translocations.- 3.2.3 Allopolyploids.- New Allopolyploids (Amphidiploids).- Established Allopolyploids.- Secondary Association.- 4. The Analysis of Distribution: Centromere Coorientation.- 4.1 Orientation and Reorientation in Bivalents; Independence and Interdependence.- 4.2 Orientation and Reorientation in Multivalents; Interchange Heterozygotes and Polysomics.- References.- Author and Subject Index.
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