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Mutualism

An interaction between two organisms living together in more or less intimate association in a relationship in which both organisms benefit from each… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Although commensalism with gut microbiota exists in all metazoans, the host factors that maintain this homeostatic relationship… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
From an evolutionary perspective, social behaviours are those which have fitness consequences for both the individual that… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The microbial communities of humans are characteristic and complex mixtures of microorganisms that have co-evolved with their… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Our colons harbor trillions of microbes including a prominent archaeon, Methanobrevibacter smithii. To examine the contributions… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The distal human intestine represents an anaerobic bioreactor programmed with an enormous population of bacteria, dominated by… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Explaining mutualistic cooperation between species remains one of the greatest problems for evolutionary biology. Why do… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
In cooperatively breeding vertebrates, nonbreeding helpers raise young produced by dominant breeders. Although the evolution of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Articles F acilitative, or positive, interactions are encounters between organisms that benefit at least one of the participants… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
summary A great diversity of plants and fungi engage in mycorrhizal associations. In natural habitats, and in an ecologically… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Elementary ecology texts tell us that organisms interact in three fundamental ways, generally given the names competition… Expand
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