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Table 1 Summary data including observed and expected number of consistent mutations observed over the discrete HVS1 region analysed considering a Neandertal consensus sequence.

From: Statistical analysis of post mortem DNA damage-derived miscoding lesions in Neandertal mitochondrial DNA

  Region
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8  
  Positions (16---)
  56–95 96–135 136–175 176–215 216–255 256–295 296–335 336–375  
Neandertal consensus HVS1          Total
Consistent mutations 9 10 13 16 10 19 1 7 85
PCR 667 597 655 734 957 724 666 583 5583
Expected mutations 1.269 1.136 1.246 1.397 1.821 1.378 1.267 1.109  
  1. PCR refers to the number of independent cloned PCR reactions over the region.