Replication errors per genome

Value 2e-3 Unitless
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference X. Sunney Xie, Paul J. Choi, Gene-Wei Li, Nam Ki Lee, and Giuseppe Lia, 'Single-Molecule Approach to Molecular Biology in Living Bacterial Cells', Annu. Rev. Biophys. 2008. 37:p.419PubMed ID18573089
Primary Source Drake JW, A constant rate of spontaneous mutation in DNA-based microbes.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1991 Aug 1588(16):7160-4PubMed ID1831267
Comments A nearly invariant microbial mutation rate appears to have evolved.
Entered by Uri M
ID 102009