Evolvability Articles

Prud’homme, B., N. Gompel, and S.B. Carroll. 2007. Emerging principles of regulatory evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 104:8605–12.

Rajon, E. and J. Masel. 2011. Evolution of molecular error rates and the consequences for evolvability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 8:286–292.

Ratcliff, W.C., J.D. Fankhauser, D.W. Rogers, D. Greig, and M. Travisano. 2015. Origins of multicellular evolvability in snowflake yeast. Nature Communications 6:6102.

Roff, D.A. 1997. Evolutionary Quantiative Genetics. New York: Chapman & Hall.

Serra, R., M. Villani, A. Graudenzi, and S.A. Kauffman. 2007. Why a simple model of genetic regulatory networks describes the distribution of avalanches in gene expression data. Journal of Theoretical Biology 246:449-460.

Stern, D.L. 2011. Evolution, Development, and the Predictable Genome. Greenwood Village, CO: Roberts and Company Publishers.

Stiffler, M.A., D.R. Hekstra, and R. Ranganathan. 2015. Evolvability as a function of purifying selection in TEM-1 β-lactamase. Cell 160:882–892.

Templeton, A.R. 2006. Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Torres-Sosa, C., S. Huang, and M. Aldana. 2012. Criticality is an emergent property of genetic networks that exhibit evolvability. PLoS Computational Biology 8:e1002669.

Villarreal, C., P. Padilla-Longoria, and E.R. Álvarez-Buylla. 2012. General theory of genotype to phenotype mapping: derivation of epigenetic landscapes from N-node complex gene regulatory networks. Physical Review Letters 109:118102.

Wagner, A. 2005. Robustness and Evolvability in Living Systems. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Wagner, A. 2011. The Origins of Evolutionary Innovations: A Theory of Transformative Change in Living Systems. New York: Oxford University Press.

Wagner, A. 2012. The role of robustness in phenotypic adaptation and innovation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279:1249–1258.

Wagner, G., and J. Zhang. 2011. The pleiotropic structure of the genotype-phenotype map: the evolvability of complex organisms. Nature Reviews Genetics 12:204-213.

Wagner, G.P., and L. Altenberg. 1996. Perspective: complex adaptations and the evolution of evolvability. Evolution 50:967-976.

Whitlock, M.C. 1996. The red queen beats the jack-of-all trades: limitations on the evolution of phenotypic plasticity and niche breadth. The American Naturalist 148:S65–S77.

Wilson, B.A., S.G. Foy, R. Neme, and J. Masel. 2017. Young genes are highly disordered as predicted by the preadaptation hypothesis of de novo gene birth. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 1. doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0146. Published online: 24 April 2017.

Wimsatt, W.C. 1986. Developmental constraints, generative entrenchment and the innate-acquired distinction. In Integrating Scientific Disciplines, ed. W. Bechtel, 185-208. Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff.

Wimsatt, W.C. 2002. Using false models to elaborate constraints on processes: blending inheritance in organic and cultural evolution. Philosophy of Science 69:S12-S24.

Wimsatt, William C. 2013. Evolution and the Stability of Functional Architectures. In Philippe Huneman (ed.), Functions: Selection and Mechanisms. New York: Springer. 19–41.