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Phylogenetic method to define a number of mutations (DNA or amino acid) per unit time. There are several methodological developments in this calculation. For RNA viruses this is defined as RNA or amino acid because the unit of inheritance is an RNA genome.

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Relationship between the instantaneous rate of change of a continuous time Markov model and the rate of a global clock model?

If continuous-time Markov models contain a parameter q that denotes the instantaneous rate of change and a global/strict clock model is the overall rate of evolution, how are these two parameters ...