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Direct Estimation of the Mitochondrial DNA Mutation Rate in Drosophila melanogaster

  • Cathy Haag-Liautard,

    Affiliation: Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    ¤ Current address: University of Fribourg, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Fribourg, Switzerland

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  • Nicole Coffey,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

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  • David Houle,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America

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  • Michael Lynch,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Brian Charlesworth,

    Affiliation: Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Peter D Keightley mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: keightley.pb2008@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Published: August 19, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060204

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