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Research Article

Phenotypic Mutation Rates and the Abundance of Abnormal Proteins in Yeast

  • Martin Willensdorfer mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: ma.wi@gmx.at

    Affiliations: Program for Evolutionary Dynamics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Reinhard Bürger,

    Affiliations: Program for Evolutionary Dynamics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Mathematics, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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  • Martin A Nowak

    Affiliations: Program for Evolutionary Dynamics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Mathematics, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: November 23, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.0030203

About the Authors

Martin Willensdorfer, Reinhard Bürger, Martin A Nowak
Program for Evolutionary Dynamics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Martin Willensdorfer
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Reinhard Bürger
Department of Mathematics, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Martin A Nowak
Department of Mathematics, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: ma.wi@gmx.at

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MW, RB, and MAN conceived and designed the experiments and wrote the paper. MW performed the experiments. MW and RB analyzed the data.