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From: Steven Bird <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Percentages of males and females who reproduce - compareto the "one third rule"
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2010 20:15:59 -0400
My apologies. The evolutionarily effective mutation rate should read: .00069, not .0069.
> This rule was appropriated (incorrectly, in my opinion) by Zhivotovsky, Underhill and Feldman in 2004 and 2006 to justify a reduction in the germ line mutation rate from .002 per generation to .0069 (the so called "evolutionarily effective mutation rate".)
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