Midpiece mitochondria and African Eve misinformation.

Keith Robison robison at lipid.harvard.edu
Thu Sep 21 21:35:35 EST 1995

Dr Jim Cummins (cummins at POSSUM.MURDOCH.EDU.AU) wrote:
(as always, Dr. Cummins knows his sperm :-)

Just one little additional point to add -- I believe one of
Allan Wilson's last papers actually measured the rate
of paternal inheritance of mitochondria in lab mice,
and found it to be around 10^-4 (Nature 352: 255-257 1991).

Keith Robison
Harvard University
Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology
Department of Genetics / HHMI

robison at mito.harvard.edu 

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