In article <9302191428.AA14397 at net.bio.net>, mperdue at ASRR.ARSUSDA.GOV
("MICHAEL PERDUE") writes:
> Is anyone currently doing research on rates of spontaneous mutations
> in RNA viruses?
Several groups are working on this topic. One of the more long-running and
productive groups is that of John Holland. See for example
D.A Steinhauer, E. Domingo, J.J.Holland (1992)
Lack of evidence for proofreading mechanisms
associated with an RNA virus polymerase.
This paper and references cited therein should get you started.
Kevin W. Ryan
Department of Virology & Molecular Biology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.
phone (901) 522-0411, fax (901) 523-2622
Internet: ryan at mbcf.stjude.org