Number of CpG sites in genome out of that expected from random frequency

Value 20 %
Organism Vertebrates
Reference Baute J, Depicker A. Base excision repair and its role in maintaining genome stability.Crit Rev Biochem Mol Biol. 2008 Jul-Aug43(4):239-76.PubMed ID18756381
Primary Source Sved J, Bird A.The expected equilibrium of the CpG dinucleotide in vertebrate genomes under a mutation model. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1990 Jun87(12):4692-6.PubMed ID2352943
Comments Due to high mutation rate at these sites
Entered by Uri M
ID 102467