The many roads to parasitism: a tale of convergence.


Parasitic organisms account for a large portion of living species. They have arisen on multiple independent occasions in many phyla, and thus encompass a huge biological diversity. This review uses several lines of evidence to argue that this vast diversity can be reduced to a few evolutionary end points that transcend phylogenetic boundaries. These… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-385897-9.00001-X


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