Regional Differences in the Accumulation of SNPs on the Male-Specific Portion of the Human Y Chromosome Replicate Autosomal Patterns: Implications for Genetic Dating.

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Trombetta, Beniamino; D'Atanasio, Eugenia; Massaia, Andrea; Myres, Nm; Scozzari, Rosaria; Cruciani, Fulvio; Novelletto, A. 4.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 10, issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134646, pmc: PMC4520482
  • Subject: Research Article | Multidisciplinary Sciences | HUMAN MUTATION-RATE | Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide | Science & Technology - Other Topics | EUROPE | CONVERSION | MD Multidisciplinary | Medicine | HUMAN X-CHROMOSOME | EVOLUTION | GENOME | SEQUENCE | Mutation | Q | PURIFYING SELECTION | R | Science & Technology | human x-chromosome; human mutation-rate; purifyng selection; genome; sequence; europe; population; conversion; phylogeny; evolution | Science | General Science & Technology | PHYLOGENY | Chromosomes, Human, Y | POPULATIONS | Humans | Male

Factors affecting the rate and pattern of the mutational process are being identified for human autosomes, but the same relationships for the male specific portion of the Y chromosome (MSY) are not established. We considered 3,390 mutations occurring in 19 sequence bins... View more
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