Relation between mitochondrial DNA hyperdiversity, mutation rate and mitochondrial genome evolution in Melarhaphe neritoides (Gastropoda: Littorinidae) and other Caenogastropoda

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Fourdrilis, Séverine; de Frias Martins, Antonio M.; Backeljau, Thierry;

Abstract: Mitochondrial DNA hyperdiversity is primarily caused by high mutation rates (mu) and has potential implications for mitogenome architecture and evolution. In the hyperdiverse mtDNA of Melarhaphe neritoides (Gastropoda: Littorinidae), high mutational pressure g... View more
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