Does anybody know how fast genetic information may be transcribed and then
translated, in prokaryotes and eukaryotes?
A related question is how much time needs to elapse from a mutation to a
I guess this will depend on the type of mutation - most would require a DNA
replication step - how fast is that?
Johnjoe McFadden, PhD
Molecular Microbiology Group
School of Biological Sceinces
University of Surrey,
Guildford, Surrey GU2 5XH, UK.
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