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Figure 6 | BMC Evolutionary Biology

Figure 6

From: Robustness promotes evolvability of thermotolerance in an RNA virus

Figure 6

Mean change in percent survival after heat shock (45°C) is greater for virus lineages founded by 12 robust strains (diamonds), relative to that for lineages initiated by 12 brittle strains (squares). All populations were subjected to 10 days (50 generations) of selection in a high temperature environment. Solid line is the grand mean for the group, and dashed lines are 95% confidence intervals.

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