Size does not matter for mitochondrial DNA

Eyre-Walker, Adam (2006) Size does not matter for mitochondrial DNA. Science, 312 (5573). pp. 537-538. ISSN 0036-8075

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Abstract

That large populations harbor more genetic diversity than small ones holds true for nuclear genomes, but may not apply to mitochondrial DNA. If so, the use of mitochondrial DNA as a standard for genetic diversity may not be appropriate.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Evolution, Behaviour and Environment
Depositing User: Adam Eyre-Walker
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 19:43
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2012 14:03
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/21925
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