Direct sequencing estimates of mutation rates (total)

Value 8.4E-09 mutations/site/generation Range: Table - link mutations/site/generation
Organism Fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster
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 Haag-Liautard, C., Dorris, M., Maside, X., Macaskill, S., Halligan, D. L., Houle, D., Charlesworth, B. & Keightley, P. D. 2007 Direct estimation of per nucleotide and genomic deleterious mutation rates in Drosophila. Nature 445, 82–85. (doi:10.1038/nature05388)PubMed ID17203060
Method "As far as quantitative estimates of mutation rate are concerned, a large fraction of them have been obtained in recent studies that use a multigeneration direct sequencing approach (table 1)."
Comments P.1171 right column bottom paragraph. See "comments" column.
Entered by Uri M
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