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Sexual Exploits in Experimental Evolution

Paul E. Turner, Robert C. McBride and Clifford W. Zeyl

in Experimental Evolution

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780520247666
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520944473 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520247666.003.0016
Sexual Exploits in Experimental Evolution

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This chapter discusses many of the varied attempts to study the evolution of sex. It suggests that a wide range of biological systems have been usefully harnessed to explore questions pertaining to the evolution and maintenance of sex by reviewing experimental evolution studies involving viruses, unicellular organisms, and multicellular organisms.

Keywords: sex; experimental evolution; viruses; unicellular organisms; multicellular organisms

Chapter.  17677 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Evolutionary Biology

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