Do the combined effects of the asymmetric process of replication and DNA damage from oxygen radicals produce a mutation-rate signature in the mitochondrial genome?

Mol Biol Evol. 1998 Feb;15(2):219-23. doi: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.molbev.a025917.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • DNA Damage*
  • DNA Replication*
  • DNA, Mitochondrial / drug effects
  • DNA, Mitochondrial / genetics*
  • Evolution, Molecular
  • Free Radicals*
  • Mammals / classification
  • Mammals / genetics
  • Mutagenesis*
  • Oxidative Stress
  • Reactive Oxygen Species*

Substances

  • DNA, Mitochondrial
  • Free Radicals
  • Reactive Oxygen Species