Direct sequencing estimates of mutation rates (total)

Value 2.1E-08 mutations/site/generation Range: Table - link mutations/site/generation
Organism Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
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 Denver, D. R., Morris, K., Lynch, M. & Thomas, W. K. 2004 High mutation rate and predominance of insertions in the Caenorhabditis elegans nuclear genome. Nature 430, 679–682. (doi:10.1038/nature02697)PubMed ID15295601
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)."
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Entered by Uri M
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