BioControl:Week11

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  • Friday, 3/9 at 9am in 114 Steele

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  • Existing strategies for enforcing cooperation

Reading

  1. Travisano M and Velicer GJ. Strategies of microbial cheater control. Trends Microbiol. 2004 Feb;12(2):72-8. DOI:10.1016/j.tim.2003.12.009 | PubMed ID:15036323 | HubMed [travisano]
  2. Foster KR, Shaulsky G, Strassmann JE, Queller DC, and Thompson CR. Pleiotropy as a mechanism to stabilize cooperation. Nature. 2004 Oct 7;431(7009):693-6. DOI:10.1038/nature02894 | PubMed ID:15470429 | HubMed [foster]
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Related Articles

  1. Queller DC, Ponte E, Bozzaro S, and Strassmann JE. Single-gene greenbeard effects in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum. Science. 2003 Jan 3;299(5603):105-6. DOI:10.1126/science.1077742 | PubMed ID:12511650 | HubMed [queller]
  2. Strassmann JE, Zhu Y, and Queller DC. Altruism and social cheating in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum. Nature. 2000 Dec 21-28;408(6815):965-7. DOI:10.1038/35050087 | PubMed ID:11140681 | HubMed [strassman]
  3. Rainey PB and Rainey K. Evolution of cooperation and conflict in experimental bacterial populations. Nature. 2003 Sep 4;425(6953):72-4. DOI:10.1038/nature01906 | PubMed ID:12955142 | HubMed [rainey]
  4. Fiegna F, Yu YT, Kadam SV, and Velicer GJ. Evolution of an obligate social cheater to a superior cooperator. Nature. 2006 May 18;441(7091):310-4. DOI:10.1038/nature04677 | PubMed ID:16710413 | HubMed [fiegna]
  5. Griffin AS, West SA, and Buckling A. Cooperation and competition in pathogenic bacteria. Nature. 2004 Aug 26;430(7003):1024-7. DOI:10.1038/nature02744 | PubMed ID:15329720 | HubMed [griffin]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed

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