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mtDNA control region

Wednesday 28 September 2005

The mutation rate of the mitochondrial control region has been widely used to calibrate human population history.

References

- Sigurgardottir S, Helgason A, Gulcher JR, Stefansson K, Donnelly P. The mutation rate in the human mtDNA control region. Am J Hum Genet. 2000 May;66(5):1599-609. PMID: 10756141