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Pyoverdin cheats fail to invade bacterial populations in stationary phase

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Microbes engage in cooperative behaviours by producing and secreting public goods, the benefits of which are shared among cells, and are therefore susceptible to exploitation by non-producing cheats. In nature, bacteria are not typically colonizing sterile, rich environments in contrast to laboratory experiments, which involve inoculating sterile culture with few bacterial cells that then race to fill the available niche. Here, we study the potential implications of this difference, using the...

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10.1111/jeb.12904

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Zoology
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Zoology
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University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
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Zoology
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University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Wiley Publisher's website
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Journal of Evolutionary Biology Journal website
Volume:
29
Issue:
9
Pages:
1728–1736
Publication date:
2016-05-25
Acceptance date:
2016-05-22
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EISSN:
1420-9101
ISSN:
1010-061X
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625735
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2016-06-06

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