Balancing robustness and evolvability

PLoS Biol. 2006 Dec;4(12):e428. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040428.


Can a single unifying mathematical framework help to explain robustness - the ability of organisms to persist in the face of changing conditions - at all biological scales, from biochemical to ecological?

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Biological Evolution*
  • Evolution, Molecular
  • Mutation / genetics