Mutation rate in influenza A

Value 1.5E-05 mutations per nucleotide per infectious cycle
Organism Influenza
Reference Parvin JD, Moscona A, Pan WT, Leider JM, Palese P. Measurement of the mutation rates of animal viruses: influenza A virus and poliovirus type 1. J Virol. 1986 Aug59(2):377-83.PubMed ID3016304
Method The rate of mutation in tissue culture for the nonstructural (NS) gene of influenza A virus was assayed by direct sequence analysis.
Entered by Andreas Handel
ID 101581