Direct sequencing estimates of mutation rate (direct sequencing of Y chromosome)

Value 3E-08 mutations/site/generation Range: Table - link mutations/site/generation
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Kondrashov FA, Kondrashov AS. Measurements of spontaneous rates of mutations in the recent past and the near future. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2010 Apr 27 365(1544):1169-76. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2009.0286. p.1172 table 1PubMed ID20308091
Primary Source Xue, Y. et al. 2009 Human Y chromosome base-substitution mutation rate measured by direct sequencing in a deep-rooting pedigree. Curr. Biol. 19, 1453–1457 (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2009.07.032).PubMed ID19716302
Method Direct sequencing of Y chromosome
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Entered by Uri M
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