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No effect of host-parasite co-evolution on host range expansion.

Abstract:

Antagonistic co-evolution between hosts and parasites (reciprocal selection for resistance and infectivity) is hypothesized to play an important role in host range expansion by selecting for novel infectivity alleles, but tests are lacking. Here, we determine whether experimental co-evolution between a bacterium (Pseudomonas fluorescens SBW25) and a phage (SBW25Φ2) affects interstrain host range: the ability to infect different strains of P. fluorescens other than SBW25. We identified and tes...

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Publisher copy:
10.1111/jeb.12021

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Journal:
Journal of evolutionary biology
Volume:
26
Issue:
1
Pages:
205-209
Publication date:
2013-01-05
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EISSN:
1420-9101
ISSN:
1010-061X
URN:
uuid:5b721cca-90e3-44d4-8b46-4076cb2c1b62
Source identifiers:
363815
Local pid:
pubs:363815

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