TITLE

Genome complexity, robustness and genetic interactions in digital organisms

AUTHOR(S)
Lenski, Richard E.; Ofria, Charles; Collier, Travis C.; Adami, Christoph
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Nature;8/12/1999, Vol. 400 Issue 6745, p661
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an experiment with digital organisms to show the role of genetic interactions in complex organisms. Development of digital organisms; Simple computer programs for rapid replication and complex programs to perform mathematical operations that accelerate replication through a set of defined metabolic rewards; Examination of the differences in genetic architecture; Methods; Results; Interpretation.
ACCESSION #
2173821

 

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