Deciding on a sequence for analysis - Molecular Clocks


Textbook readings

Chapter 3, pages 26-29

Notes, Comments and Updates

What's the point?

  1. What are the features of a useful molecular clock?
  2. What are some of the attributes that result in clock-like behavior?
  3. What are some of the features of a molecule that make it a poor clock?
  4. Why is ssu-rRNA such a good molecular clock?