Microsatellite Study Provides Window on New Human Mutations | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new study online in Nature Genetics is providing further details about the nature and frequency of new mutations in the human genome.

"Mutations are the raw material of evolution but have been difficult to study directly," the study's authors explained, calling the new work "the largest study of new mutations to date."

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