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Virus Evolution

  1. Esteban Domingo

Published Online: 28 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0000436.pub2

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Domingo, E. 2007. Virus Evolution. eLS. .

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  1. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 SEP 2007

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Abstract

Viruses evolve in continuous interaction with their host organisms, following general Darwinian principles.

Keywords:

  • genome replication;
  • genetic variation;
  • coevolution;
  • quasispecies