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Research Article

Sizing Up Allometric Scaling Theory

  • Van M. Savage equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Van M. Savage, Eric J. Deeds

    Affiliation: Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Eric J. Deeds equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Van M. Savage, Eric J. Deeds

    Affiliation: Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Walter Fontana mail

    walter@hms.harvard.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: September 12, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000171

About the Authors

Van M. Savage, Eric J. Deeds, Walter Fontana
Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: walter@hms.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VMS. Analyzed the data: VMS EJD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VMS EJD. Wrote the paper: VMS EJD WF.