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mtDNA mutation rates--no need to panic

Macaulay, V. A., Richards, Martin B., Forster, P., Bendall, K.E., Watson, E., Sykes, B.C. and Bandelt, Hans-Jurgen (1997) mtDNA mutation rates--no need to panic. American Journal of Human Genetics, 61. pp. 983-986. ISSN 1537-6605

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Readers of the recent paper by Howell et al. (1996)
might be forgiven for thinking that, after all the controversy
surrounding the reconstruction of the original mitochondrial
gene trees (e.g., see Maddison 1991; Templeton
1993), the field was once again in difficulties
because of (a) a serious underestimation of the mutation
rate by a factor of almost nine and (b) the resulting
misdating of past divergences. We believe that such an
interpretation would be unduly pessimistic.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
Schools: School of Applied Sciences
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2012 12:26
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 11:19


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