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Humans slow mutation rate (Science)

Richard Gordon gordonr at cc.UManitoba.CA
Wed Apr 26 03:19:33 EST 1995


> > I often wish Zuckerlandl and Pauling never wrote that paper.
> > There is no clock. Independent lineages (post cladogenesis) are just that
> > independent. 
> > "It's later than you think."
> > Mark E. Siddall                "I don't mind a parasite...
> > mes at vims.edu                    I object to a cut-rate one" 
> > Virginia Inst. Marine Sci.                     - Rick
> > Gloucester Point, VA, 23062
To add another dimension to this discussion, note that we've found 
another kind of molecular clock:
Martin, C. C. & R. Gordon (1995). Differentiation trees, a junk DNA 
molecular clock, and the evolution of neoteny in salamanders. J. Evol. 
Biol.  8, in press.
-Dick Gordon, U.Manitoba[Apr26,95]



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