Mutation rate for the Y chromosome

Value 3E-08 Mutations/site/generation Range: 8.9E-09 to 7E-08 Mutations/site/generation
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Xue et al., Human Y chromosome base-substitution mutation rate measured by direct sequencing in a deep-rooting pedigree. Curr Biol. 2009 Sep 15 19(17):1453-7. p. 1454 left columnPubMed ID19716302
Method Researchers use deep rooting pedigrees to estimate the mutation rate of nine polymorphic chromosome Y specific microsatellites as described by Heyer et al., 1997 PMID 9158156
Comments 95% confidence intervals are given in Range. See BNID 100414, 105813, sex chromosome,
Entered by Uri M
ID 105920