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Evolutionary Rate at the Molecular Level

Nature volume 217, pages 624626 (17 February 1968) | Download Citation

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Calculating the rate of evolution in terms of nucleotide substitutions seems to give a value so high that many of the mutations involved must be neutral ones.

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    • MOTOO KIMURA

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