Gene duplication rate per gene per billion years

Value 0.035 gene^-1*billion years^-1 Range: 0.01 - 0.06 gene^-1*billion years^-1
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Gao LZ, Innan H. Very low gene duplication rate in the yeast genome. Science. 2004 Nov 19 306(5700):1367-70.PubMed ID15550669
Comments A very low duplication rate in comparison to other organisms. For a general rate of gene duplication of 1%/gene/million years see Lewin, Genes IX p.101 fig.6.4
Entered by Ron Milo - Admin
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