Molecular clocks: four decades of evolution

@article{Kumar2005MolecularCF,
  title={Molecular clocks: four decades of evolution},
  author={Sudhir Kumar},
  journal={Nature Reviews Genetics},
  year={2005},
  volume={6},
  pages={654-662}
}
  • Sudhir Kumar
  • Published 2005
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Genetics
During the past four decades, the molecular-clock hypothesis has provided an invaluable tool for building evolutionary timescales, and has served as a null model for testing evolutionary and mutation rates in different species. Molecular clocks have also influenced the development of theories of molecular evolution. As DNA-sequencing technologies have progressed, the use of molecular clocks has increased, with a profound effect on our understanding of the temporal diversification of species and… Expand
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