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Microbial Evolution

  1. Michael Travisano

Published Online: 3 MAY 2005

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0001746

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How to Cite

Travisano, M. 2005. Microbial Evolution. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAY 2005

Abstract

Microbial evolution is the study of the patterns and processes that affect the dynamics of microbial diversity over time.

Keywords:

  • adaptation;
  • species;
  • recombination;
  • mutation;
  • selection