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Table 4 Comparison of genome-wide mutation rate estimates

From: The properties of spontaneous mutations in the opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa

  Wild type MMR-deficient  
Organism per genome per generation per nucleotide per generation per genome per generation per nucleotide per generation Reference
P. aeruginosa, mutation accumulation 0.52 × 10−3 0.79 × 10−10 0.14 2.11 × 10−8 this study
P. aeruginosa, mutation accumulation n/a n/a 0.18 2.95 × 10−8 ref. [20]
E. coli, mutation accumulation 0.92 × 10−3 1.99 × 10−10 0.13 2.75 × 10−8 ref. [4]
E. coli, synonymous sites 0.41 × 10−3 0.89 × 10−10 n/a n/a ref. [61]
S. typhimurium, mutation accumulation 3.4 × 10−3 7.0 × 10−10 0.09 2.0 × 10−8 ref. [19]
S. cerevisiae, mutation accumulation 5.84 × 10−3 4.8 × 10−10 0.90 7.4 × 10−8 ref. [62]
S. cerevisiae, mutation accumulation 4.01 × 10−3 3.3 × 10−10 n/a n/a ref. [3]