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The social evolutionary dynamics of antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections

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The maintenance of cooperative behaviours, and understanding why cooperation sometimes breaks down, is one of the most important questions in evolutionary biology. Antibiotic resistance in bacteria can be a cooperative behaviour, so social evolutionary theory may provide an important perspective on the problem of antimicrobial resistance, which is one of the greatest challenges to modern medicine. Bacteria engage in many social behaviours, which often involve production of a public good. O...

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2022-05-17

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