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From: Robert Stafford <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Variance Assessment wrt back and parallel mutations
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 20:57:22 -0600
But this is not true. Rates are expressed in mutations per generation.
On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 8:53 PM, Anatole Klyosov <>wrote:
> >From: Sasson Margaliot < >
> >2) You also mention the issue of AVERAGE GENERATION TIME.
> >Mutation rates are calibrated with a certain assumption about generation
> length, say 30 years.
> So the "mutation rates" not literally for generation, but rather for 30
> years. So at least for this part of your objections there is a SIMPLE
> straightforward answer. You cannot add 20% because of this reson, because
> was "thought through" in advance.
> (Anatole) You are correct.
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