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Strategies for the evolution of sex
(American Physical Soc, One Physics Ellipse, 2001-12)
We find that the hypothesis made by Jan, Stauffer, and Moseley [Theory Biosci. 119, 166 (2000)] for the evolution of sex, namely, a strategy devised to escape extinction due to too many deleterious mutations, is sufficient ...
Evolutionary route to diploidy and sex
(National Academy of Sciences, 2001-11-20)
By using a bit-string model of evolution, we find a successful route to diploidy and sex in simple organisms. Allowing the sexually reproducing diploid individuals to also perform mitosis, as they do in a haploid-diploid ...