Punctuated equilibrium in an evolving bacterial population

Chaudhuri, Indranath ; Bose, Indrani (1999) Punctuated equilibrium in an evolving bacterial population Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 270 (1-2). pp. 63-68. ISSN 0378-4371

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Recently, Lenski et al. have carried out an experiment on bacterial evolution. Their findings support the theory of punctuated equilibrium in biological evolution. We show that the M=2 Bak-Sneppen model can explain some of the experimental results in a qualitative manner.

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Keywords:Punctuated Equilibrium; Bacterial Evolution
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