numts, mtDNA, DNA, pseudogenes
Nuclear mitochondrial pseudogenes (numts) are nonfunctional copies of mtDNA in the nucleus that have been found in major clades of eukaryotic organisms.
Original Publication Citation
Song, H., J. E. Buhay, M. F. Whiting, and K. A. Crandall. 28. Many species in one: DNA barcoding overestimates the number of species when nuclear mitochondrial pseudogenes are coamplified. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 15(36):13486-13491.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Whiting, Michael F.; Song, Hojun; Crandall, Keith A.; and Buhay, Jennifer E., "Many species in one: DNA barcoding overestimates the number of species when nuclear mitochondrial pseudogenes are coamplified" (2008). Faculty Publications. 170.
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