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The importance of cancer cells for animal evolutionary ecology


Thomas, F and Jacqueline, C and Tissot, T and Henard, M and Blanchet, S and Loot, G and Dawson, E and Mary, F and Renaud, F and Montagne, J and Beckmann, C and Biro, PA and Hamede, R and Ujvari, B, The importance of cancer cells for animal evolutionary ecology, Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1, (11) pp. 1592-1595. ISSN 2397-334X (2017) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0343-z


Reciprocal interactions between hosts, their symbionts and their oncobiota (cancer cell communities) are yet to be studied in detail. Considering malignant cells in addition to the holobiont perspective allows greater understanding of the processes governing both host phenotypes and cancer dynamics.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:cancer, ecology, evolution
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Evolutionary biology
Research Field:Host-parasite interactions
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Terrestrial systems and management
Objective Field:Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
UTAS Author:Hamede, R (Dr Rodrigo Hamede Ross)
UTAS Author:Ujvari, B (Dr Beata Ujvari)
ID Code:126021
Year Published:2017
Web of Science® Times Cited:29
Deposited By:Plant Science
Deposited On:2018-05-18
Last Modified:2019-02-08

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