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Research Article

The Rate of Beneficial Mutations Surfing on the Wave of a Range Expansion

  • Rémi Lehe,

    Affiliations: Physico-Chimie Curie, UMR 168, Institut Curie, Paris, France, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France

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  • Oskar Hallatschek,

    Affiliation: Biophysics and Evolutionary Dynamics Group, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany

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  • Luca Peliti mail

    peliti@na.infn.it

    Affiliations: Physico-Chimie Curie, UMR 168, Institut Curie, Paris, France, Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche and Sezione INFN, Università “Federico II”, Complesso Monte S. Angelo, Napoli, Italy

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  • Published: March 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002447

About the Authors

Rémi Lehe, Luca Peliti
Physico-Chimie Curie, UMR 168, Institut Curie, Paris, France
Rémi Lehe
École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
Oskar Hallatschek
Biophysics and Evolutionary Dynamics Group, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany
Luca Peliti
Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche and Sezione INFN, Università “Federico II”, Complesso Monte S. Angelo, Napoli, Italy

Corresponding Author

Email: peliti@na.infn.it

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OH. Performed the experiments: RL. Analyzed the data: RL OH LP. Wrote the paper: RL OH LP.