Rates of Nucleotide Substitution in Drosophila Mitochondrial DNA and Nuclear DNA are Similar

While the majority of DNA in eukaryotes is in the nucleus, a small but functionally significant amount is found in organelles such as chloroplasts and mitochondria. A recent, rather remarkable, finding has been that in vertebrates the DNA in the mitochondria (mtDNA) is evolving 5-10 times faster tha...

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Published in:Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 83, No. 23 (1986), p. 9090-9093
Main Author: Powell, Jeffrey R.
Other Involved Persons: Caccone, Adalgisa ; Amato, George D. ; Yoon, Carol
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1091-6490
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