- Test of synergistic interactions among deleterious mutations in bacteriaS F Elena
Center for Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
Nature 390:395-8. 1997..Several pairs exhibit significant interactions for fitness, but they are antagonistic as often as they are synergistic. These results do not support the mutational deterministic hypothesis for the evolution of sex...
- Punctuated evolution caused by selection of rare beneficial mutationsS F Elena
Center for Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824, USA
Science 272:1802-4. 1996..This experiment shows that the most elementary processes in population genetics can give rise to punctuated evolution dynamics...