Number of nucleotide substitutions

Chris Barry chbarry at
Wed May 8 14:06:57 EST 1996

Rong-Cai Yang wrote:
> Dear molecular evolutionists:
> I would appreciate if someone can direct me to references (if any) on =
> estimates of number of nucleotide substitutions per site between animal =
> and plant DNA sequences (e.g., mtDNA or sequences of specific nuclear =
> genes).  Thanks.=20
> Rong-Cai Yang
> rcyang at

I am not sure but I imagine that they vary wildly between genes and
regions of the genome. Why dont you play around with blast or sililar


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