Summary Why are some defence mechanisms expressed constitutively, while others are induced only upon exposure? Experimental evolution in a bacteria-phage system provides empirical support for the prediction that high frequency of exposure to parasites selects for constitutive defence despite associated costs.
|Original language||English (US)|
|State||Published - Apr 20 2015|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)