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Synteny (syntenic, adj.) is a term used to designate the close grouping of genes on a chromosome.
From your knowledge of molecular cell biology, which statement(s) is/are most likely true regarding syntenic genes?
Select ALL that apply.
They only occur on the short arm of the chromosome.
They do not occur on the X or Y chromosomes.
There is a high probability that they will be inherited together.
They are more likely to be linked genes than genes distant from one another.
They are more likely to receive the same type of mutations.