Relevant references:


[1] MacLean R. C. and Gudelj I.

Resource competition and social conflict in experimental populations of yeast

Nature, 2006


[2] Forde S. E., Beardmore R. E., Gudelj I., Arkin S. S., Thompson J. N. and Hurst L. D.

Understanding the limits to generalisability of experimental evolutionary models

Nature, 2008


[3] MacLean R. C., Fuentes-Hernandez A., Greig D., Hurst L. D. and Gudelj I.

A mixture of “cheats” and “co-operators” can enable maximal group benefit

PLoS Biology, 2010


[4] Beardmore R. E., Gudelj I., Lipson D. A. and Hurst L. D.

Metabolic trade-offs and the maintenance of the fittest and the flattest

Nature, 2011


[5] Maharjan R., Nilsson S., Sung J., Haynes K., Beardmore R. E., Hurst L. D., Ferenci T. and Gudelj I. The form of a trade-off determines the response to competition.

Ecology Letters, 2013

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