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Sociomics: Using omic approaches to understand social evolution

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All of life is social, from genes cooperating to form organisms, to animals cooperating to form societies. Omic approaches offer exceptional opportunities to solve major outstanding problems in the study of how sociality evolves. First, omics can be used to clarify the extent and form of sociality in natural populations. This is especially useful in species where it is hard to study social traits in natural populations, such as bacteria and other microbes. Second, omics can be used to examine...

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10.1016/j.tig.2017.03.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Trends in Genetics Journal website
Volume:
33
Issue:
6
Pages:
408-419
Publication date:
2017-05-12
Acceptance date:
2017-03-29
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1362-4555 and 0168-9525
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2017-05-16

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