Fraction of mutation events that are multi-step changes

Range 5 - 75 %
Organism vertebrates
Reference Ellegren H. Microsatellites: simple sequences with complex evolution. Nat Rev Genet. 2004 Jun5(6):435-45. p.440 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID15153996
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Comments P.440 left column bottom paragraph:"Analyses of individual loci in other organisms have revealed highly variable proportions of multi-step changes, in the range of 5–75% (primary sources 62, 71, 72, 73)." Primary source [62] studied turtle, [71 & 72] studied barn swallow (bird) [73] studied superb fairy-wrens (bird)
Entered by Uri M
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