Yes, West, Brown and Enquist"s model of allometric scaling is both mathematically correct and biologically relevant

Authors

  • J. H. BROWN,

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    1. Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA,
    2. Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA,
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  • GEOFFREY B. WEST,

    1. Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA,
    2. Theoretical Division, MS B285, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA,
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  • B. J. ENQUIST

    1. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
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