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Experimental EvolutionConcepts, Methods, and Applications of Selection Experiments$
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Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780520247666

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520247666.001.0001

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Sexual Exploits in Experimental Evolution

Sexual Exploits in Experimental Evolution

(p.479) 16 Sexual Exploits in Experimental Evolution
Experimental Evolution

Paul E. Turner

Robert C. McBride

Clifford W. Zeyl

University of California Press

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

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