TABLE 3

Estimates of mutation rate assuming different divergence times (t) and different ancestral population sizes (Ne)

t (106 yr)Neμ
4.51042.7 × 10−8
4.51051.6 × 10−8
5.01042.5 × 10−8
5.01051.5 × 10−8
5.51042.3 × 10−8
5.51041.4 × 10−8
6.01042.1 × 10−8
6.01051.3 × 10−8
  • Calculations are based on a generation length of 20 years and average autosomal sequence divergence of 1.33% (Table 1).