PhysOrg Posted September 6, 2016 Share Posted September 6, 2016 A research team at Uppsala University has determined the complete genetic code of 11 members of a flycatcher pedigree. Doing this, they have for the first time been able to estimate the rate of new mutations in birds. When they combined the new results with mutation rate estimates from other organisms, a clear pattern emerged: The more common a species is, the lower its mutation rate. Read the full article on PhysOrg Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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