Number of genome replications that the male germ line has experienced

Range in 20-year-old-male 160: in 40-year-old-male 610 genome replications
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Rahbari R et al., Timing, rates and spectra of human germline mutation. Nat Genet. 2016 Feb48(2):126-33. doi: 10.1038/ng.3469. p.126 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID26656846
Primary Source [15] Wilson Sayres, M.A. & Makova, K.D. Genome analyses substantiate male mutation bias in many species. BioEssays 33, 938–945 (2011). doi: 10.1002/bies.201100091.PubMed ID22006834
Comments P.126 left column bottom paragraph: "It has been estimated that the male germ line has experienced 160 genome replications in a 20-year-old male, with the number rising to 610 genome replications in a 40-year-old male [primary source]." See BNID 105574
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