Tag : Evolutionary immunology

Biology

Combinatorial mutagenesis of rapidly evolving residues yields super-restrictor antiviral proteins

Newsemia
by Rossana Colón-Thillet, Emily Hsieh, Laura Graf, Richard N. McLaughlin Jr, Janet M. Young, Georg Kochs, Michael Emerman, Harmit S. Malik Antagonistic interactions drive host–virus...
Biology

Experimental evolution reveals microbial traits for association with the host gut

Newsemia
by Nicole M. Vega Understanding how microbes adapt to their host is an enduring problem in microbiome ecology, and understanding the microbial traits that allow...
Biology

Resistance gained, resistance lost: An explanation for host–parasite coexistence

Newsemia
by Britt Koskella Host populations are under continual selection by parasites due to reduced fitness of infected individuals relative to uninfected individuals. This should select...
Biology

Evolutionary emergence of infectious diseases in heterogeneous host populations

Newsemia
by Hélène Chabas, Sébastien Lion, Antoine Nicot, Sean Meaden, Stineke van Houte, Sylvain Moineau, Lindi M. Wahl, Edze R. Westra, Sylvain Gandon The emergence and...

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