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Research Article

Experimental Evolution of a Bacteriophage Virus Reveals the Trajectory of Adaptation across a Fecundity/Longevity Trade-Off

  • Richard H. Heineman,

    Affiliation: Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Sam P. Brown mail

    sam.brown@ed.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Centre for Infection, Immunity and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Published: October 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046322

About the Authors

Richard H. Heineman, Sam P. Brown
Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America
Sam P. Brown
Centre for Infection, Immunity and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: sam.brown@ed.ac.uk

Competing Interests

Sam Paul Brown is a PLOS ONE Editorial Board member. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SPB RHH. Performed the experiments: SPB RHH. Analyzed the data: SPB RHH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SPB RHH. Wrote the paper: SPB RHH.