Mutation rates estimated from whole genomes

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Organism Various
Reference Drake JW. The distribution of rates of spontaneous mutation over viruses, prokaryotes, and eukaryotes. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1999 May 18 870:100-7PubMed ID10415476
Primary Source Drake JW, Charlesworth B, Charlesworth D, Crow JF. Rates of spontaneous mutation. Genetics. 1998 Apr148(4):1667-86PubMed ID9560386
Comments In different organisms measured according to different traits- E. coli: rate of reproduction. C. elegans, A. thaliana: lifetime reproductive success. D. melanogaster: Egg to adult viability.
Entered by Uri M
ID 104753