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Some theoretical insights into the hologenome theory of evolution and the role of microbes in speciation

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dc.contributor.author Stencel, Adrian [SAP14018226] pl
dc.contributor.author Włoch-Salamon, Dominika [SAP12017731] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-17T09:08:56Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-17T09:08:56Z
dc.date.issued 2018 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1431-7613 pl
dc.identifier.uri https://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/73382
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title Some theoretical insights into the hologenome theory of evolution and the role of microbes in speciation pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 197-206 pl
dc.abstract.en Research on symbiotic communities (microbiomes) of multicellular organisms seems to be changing our understanding of how species of plants and animals have evolved over millions of years. The quintessence of these discoveries is the emergence of the hologenome theory of evolution, founded on the concept that a holobiont (a host along with all of its associated symbiotic microorganisms) acts a single unit of selection in the process of evolution. Although the hologenome theory has become very popular among certain scientific circles, its principles are still being debated. In this paper, we argue, firstly, that only a very small number of symbiotic microorganisms are sufficiently integrated into multicellular organisms to act in concert with them as units of selection, thus rendering claims that holobionts are units of selection invalid. Secondly, even though holobionts are not units of selection, they can still constitute genuine units from an evolutionary perspective, provided we accept certain constraints: mainly, they should be considered units of co-operation. Thirdly, we propose a reconciliation of the role of symbiotic microorganisms with the theory of speciation through the use of a developed framework. Mainly, we will argue that, in order to understand the role of microorganisms in the speciation of multicellular organisms, it is not necessary to consider holobionts units of selection; it is sufficient to consider them units of co-operation. pl
dc.subject.en holobiont pl
dc.subject.en symbiosis pl
dc.subject.en evolution pl
dc.subject.en hologenome pl
dc.description.volume 137 pl
dc.description.number 2 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/s12064-018-0268-3 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 1611-7530 pl
dc.title.journal Theory in Biosciences pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Biologii : Instytut Nauk o Środowisku pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Filozoficzny : Instytut Filozofii pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0 pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / OP pl
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