Table 1

Assumed parameter values for C. elegans as applied to Muller's ratchet models of extinction time

Parameter

Best estimate

Minimum

Maximum


Tgen

60 d

4 d

90 d

Rmax

280

100

1000

Tage

18 Myr

5 Myr

30 Myr

Ne(nuclear)

10000

1000

100000

UTOT (nuclear, haploid)

1.5

0.6

3

USDM (nuclear, haploid)

0.5

0.06

1.5

Ne (mt)

10000

1000

100000

UTOT (mt)

0.001

0.0005

0.002

USDM (mt)

0.0003

0.00005

0.001

fSDM

30%

10%

50%

s

Many orders of magnitude (10-6 - 1)


Loewe and Cutter BMC Evolutionary Biology 2008 8:125   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-125

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