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Bacteriocins, spite and virulence

Proceedings. Biological Sciences

Aug 13, 2004

Andy GardnerAngus Buckling

Abstract

There has been much interest in using social evolution theory to predict the damage to a host from parasite infection, termed parasite virulence. Most of this work has focused on how high kinship between the parasites infecting a host can select for more prudent exploitation of the host...read more

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Host-Parasite Interactions
Lantibiotics
Decline, Mortality
Parasites
Bacteriocin
Virulence
Biological Evolution
Pathogenicity
Paper Details
References
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Bacteriocins, spite and virulence

Proceedings. Biological Sciences

Aug 13, 2004

Andy GardnerAngus Buckling

PMID: 15306326

DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2004.2756

Abstract

There has been much interest in using social evolution theory to predict the damage to a host from parasite infection, termed parasite virulence. Most of this work has focused on how high kinship between the parasites infecting a host can select for more prudent exploitation of the host...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Host-Parasite Interactions
Lantibiotics
Decline, Mortality
Parasites
Bacteriocin
Virulence
Biological Evolution
Pathogenicity
Paper Details
References
  • References29
  • Citations122
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