Mutation rates of bases in nucleic acids.

Keith Robison robison1 at husc9.harvard.edu
Sat Mar 7 13:54:35 EST 1992


mark at inf.ethz.ch (Mark Cohen) writes:

>Hi all,
>Could some one please direct me to some references that discuss the A->T,A->C
>A->G etc mutation probabilities in nucleic acids.

>Thanks a  lot in advance for your help.
>Mark Cohen
>Cohen at cumuli.vmsmail.ethz.ch

The lead paper in the newest Journal of Molecular Evolution looks at this
question from the standpoint of nearest-neighbor effects on mutation rates.
The claim in the article is that nn effects are substantial.

Keith Robison
Harvard University
Program in Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

robison at ribo.harvard.edu 



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