Network-Thinking: Graphs to Analyze Microbial Complexity and Evolution

  title={Network-Thinking: Graphs to Analyze Microbial Complexity and Evolution},
  author={Eduardo Corel and P. Lopez and R. M{\'e}heust and E. Bapteste},
  journal={Trends in Microbiology},
  pages={224 - 237}
  • Eduardo Corel, P. Lopez, +1 author E. Bapteste
  • Published 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Trends in Microbiology
  • The tree model and tree-based methods have played a major, fruitful role in evolutionary studies. However, with the increasing realization of the quantitative and qualitative importance of reticulate evolutionary processes, affecting all levels of biological organization, complementary network-based models and methods are now flourishing, inviting evolutionary biology to experience a network-thinking era. We show how relatively recent comers in this field of study, that is, sequence-similarity… CONTINUE READING
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