Mutation rate in stationary phase

Range ≈0.03 deleterious mutations/genome/day
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Loewe L, Textor V, Scherer S. High deleterious genomic mutation rate in stationary phase of Escherichia coli. Science. 2003 Nov 28 302(5650):1558-60. p.1558 right column top paragraphPubMed ID14645846
Comments "In summary, the values to remember are U˜0.03 mutations per genome per day with a selection coefficient of s˜3%."
Entered by Uri M
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