FIGURE 5-13. There is significant variation in the rate of evolution among endosymbionts, with the highest rates tending to be found in those that lack homologs of mismatch repair genes.

FIGURE 5-13There is significant variation in the rate of evolution among endosymbionts, with the highest rates tending to be found in those that lack homologs of mismatch repair genes

SOURCE: Adapted from Wu et al. (2006).

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