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How do algae form multicellular groups?

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Background: Theory suggests that how groups are formed can be a major influence on the evolution of cooperation, and whether cooperative groups make the major transition to a higher level individual. The formation of clonal groups, by remaining with parents (subsocial group formation) leads to a greater kin selected benefit of cooperation, compared with formation of groups by aggregating, with potential nonrelatives (semisocial group formation). Freshwater algae form multicel... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Kapsetaki, SK
Publisher:
Evolutionary Ecology Publisher's website
Journal:
Evolutionary Ecology Research Journal website
Volume:
18
Pages:
663-675
Publication date:
2017-12-12
Acceptance date:
2017-10-04
EISSN:
1937-3791
ISSN:
1522-0613
Pubs id:
pubs:735117
URN:
uri:5626ae50-f94b-4832-8119-79901f10d1cd
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uuid:5626ae50-f94b-4832-8119-79901f10d1cd
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