Viral evolution: stray thoughts

Detecting changes in the fitness landscape.Species density gives an estimate of the fitness function.Changes in density reflect changes in this function.

The virus changes the landscape by killing all the T-cells. Some think this leads the switch from r5 to x4 species.

Proportions only tell part of the story, also need population levels

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Posted on July 17, 2011, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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