Mutation rate

Value 1.7e-4 1/genome/generation Range: Table - link 1/genome/generation
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Joseph SB, Hall DW. Spontaneous mutations in diploid Saccharomyces cerevisiae: more beneficial than expected. Genetics. 2004 Dec168(4):1817-25 p.1823 table 1PubMed ID15611159
Primary Source Kibota TT, Lynch M. Estimate of the genomic mutation rate deleterious to overall fitness in E. coli. Nature. 1996 Jun 20 381(6584):694-6PubMed ID8649513
Method Mutation accumulation studies
Comments See BNID 102008 for value of 2.5e-3 mutations/genome
Entered by Uri M
ID 104475