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The importance of cancer cells for animal evolutionary ecology

Thomas, F, Jacqueline, C, Tissot, T, Henard, M, Blanchet, S, Loot, G, Dawson, E, Mary, F, Renaud, F, Montagne, J, Beckmann, C, Biro, PA, Hamede, R ORCID: 0000-0003-1526-225X and Ujvari, B 2017 , 'The importance of cancer cells for animal evolutionary ecology' , Nature Ecology and Evolution, vol. 1, no. 11 , pp. 1592-1595 , doi: 10.1038/s41559-017-0343-z.

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Reciprocal interactions between hosts, their symbionts and their oncobiota (cancer cell communities) are yet to be studied in detail. Considering malignant cells in addition to the holobiont perspective allows greater understanding of the processes governing both host phenotypes and cancer dynamics.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Thomas, F and Jacqueline, C and Tissot, T and Henard, M and Blanchet, S and Loot, G and Dawson, E and Mary, F and Renaud, F and Montagne, J and Beckmann, C and Biro, PA and Hamede, R and Ujvari, B
Keywords: Cancer, ecology, evolution
Journal or Publication Title: Nature Ecology and Evolution
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
ISSN: 2397-334X
DOI / ID Number: 10.1038/s41559-017-0343-z
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