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...
|Published in:||Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 83, No. 23 (1986), p. 9090-9093|
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 83, No. 23 (1986), p. 9090-9093