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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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
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