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1.

Trait heritability in major transitions.

Herron MD, Zamani-Dahaj SA, Ratcliff WC.

BMC Biol. 2018 Dec 13;16(1):145. doi: 10.1186/s12915-018-0612-6.

2.

Genetics of a de novo origin of undifferentiated multicellularity.

Herron MD, Ratcliff WC, Boswell J, Rosenzweig F.

R Soc Open Sci. 2018 Aug 29;5(8):180912. doi: 10.1098/rsos.180912. eCollection 2018 Aug.

3.

Geometry, packing, and evolutionary paths to increased multicellular size.

Jacobeen S, Graba EC, Brandys CG, Day TC, Ratcliff WC, Yunker PJ.

Phys Rev E. 2018 May;97(5-1):050401. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.97.050401.

PMID:
29906891
4.

Publisher Correction: Programmed cell death can increase the efficacy of microbial bet hedging.

Libby E, Driscoll WW, Ratcliff WC.

Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 19;8(1):6433. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-23599-6.

5.

Programmed cell death can increase the efficacy of microbial bet -hedging.

Libby E, Driscoll WW, Ratcliff WC.

Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 18;8(1):1120. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-18687-y. Erratum in: Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 19;8(1):6433.

6.

Nascent life cycles and the emergence of higher-level individuality.

Ratcliff WC, Herron M, Conlin PL, Libby E.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2017 Dec 5;372(1735). pii: 20160420. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0420.

7.

Division of Labor, Bet Hedging, and the Evolution of Mixed Biofilm Investment Strategies.

Lowery NV, McNally L, Ratcliff WC, Brown SP.

MBio. 2017 Aug 8;8(4). pii: e00672-17. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00672-17.

8.

Horizontal Gene Transfer of Functional Type VI Killing Genes by Natural Transformation.

Thomas J, Watve SS, Ratcliff WC, Hammer BK.

MBio. 2017 Jul 25;8(4). pii: e00654-17. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00654-17.

9.

Killing by Type VI secretion drives genetic phase separation and correlates with increased cooperation.

McNally L, Bernardy E, Thomas J, Kalziqi A, Pentz J, Brown SP, Hammer BK, Yunker PJ, Ratcliff WC.

Nat Commun. 2017 Feb 6;8:14371. doi: 10.1038/ncomms14371.

10.

An oscillating tragedy of the commons in replicator dynamics with game-environment feedback.

Weitz JS, Eksin C, Paarporn K, Brown SP, Ratcliff WC.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Nov 22;113(47):E7518-E7525. Epub 2016 Nov 8.

11.

Stabilizing multicellularity through ratcheting.

Libby E, Conlin PL, Kerr B, Ratcliff WC.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2016 Aug 19;371(1701). pii: 20150444. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0444.

12.

Apoptosis in snowflake yeast: novel trait, or side effect of toxic waste?

Pentz JT, Taylor BP, Ratcliff WC.

J R Soc Interface. 2016 May;13(118). pii: 20160121. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0121.

13.

Origins of multicellular evolvability in snowflake yeast.

Ratcliff WC, Fankhauser JD, Rogers DW, Greig D, Travisano M.

Nat Commun. 2015 Jan 20;6:6102. doi: 10.1038/ncomms7102.

14.

Courting disaster: How diversification rate affects fitness under risk.

Ratcliff WC, Hawthorne P, Libby E.

Evolution. 2015 Jan;69(1):126-35. doi: 10.1111/evo.12568. Epub 2014 Dec 23.

15.

Evolution. Ratcheting the evolution of multicellularity.

Libby E, Ratcliff WC.

Science. 2014 Oct 24;346(6208):426-7. doi: 10.1126/science.1262053. No abstract available.

PMID:
25342789
16.

Experimental evolution of an alternating uni- and multicellular life cycle in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.

Ratcliff WC, Herron MD, Howell K, Pentz JT, Rosenzweig F, Travisano M.

Nat Commun. 2013;4:2742. doi: 10.1038/ncomms3742.

17.

Disentangling direct and indirect fitness effects of microbial dormancy.

Ratcliff WC, Hoverman M, Travisano M, Denison RF.

Am Nat. 2013 Aug;182(2):147-56. doi: 10.1086/670943. Epub 2013 Jun 27.

PMID:
23852350
18.

Tempo and mode of multicellular adaptation in experimentally evolved Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Ratcliff WC, Pentz JT, Travisano M.

Evolution. 2013 Jun;67(6):1573-81. doi: 10.1111/evo.12101. Epub 2013 Apr 9.

PMID:
23730752
19.

Single-strain inoculation may create spurious correlations between legume fitness and rhizobial fitness.

Kiers ET, Ratcliff WC, Denison RF.

New Phytol. 2013 Apr;198(1):4-6. doi: 10.1111/nph.12015. Epub 2012 Oct 26. No abstract available.

20.

Experimental evolution of multicellularity.

Ratcliff WC, Denison RF, Borrello M, Travisano M.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jan 31;109(5):1595-600. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1115323109. Epub 2012 Jan 17.

21.

Microbiology. Alternative actions for antibiotics.

Ratcliff WC, Denison RF.

Science. 2011 Apr 29;332(6029):547-8. doi: 10.1126/science.1205970. No abstract available.

PMID:
21527704
22.

Bacterial persistence and bet hedging in Sinorhizobium meliloti.

Ratcliff WC, Denison RF.

Commun Integr Biol. 2011 Jan;4(1):98-100. doi: 10.4161/cib.4.1.14161.

23.

Individual-level bet hedging in the bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti.

Ratcliff WC, Denison RF.

Curr Biol. 2010 Oct 12;20(19):1740-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.08.036. Epub 2010 Sep 30.

24.

When stress predicts a shrinking gene pool, trading early reproduction for longevity can increase fitness, even with lower fecundity.

Ratcliff WC, Hawthorne P, Travisano M, Denison RF.

PLoS One. 2009 Jun 25;4(6):e6055. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006055.

25.

Rhizobitoxine producers gain more poly-3-hydroxybutyrate in symbiosis than do competing rhizobia, but reduce plant growth.

Ratcliff WC, Denison RF.

ISME J. 2009 Jul;3(7):870-2. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2009.38. Epub 2009 Apr 9.

PMID:
19360026
26.

Poly-3-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) supports survival and reproduction in starving rhizobia.

Ratcliff WC, Kadam SV, Denison RF.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2008 Sep;65(3):391-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2008.00544.x. Epub 2008 Jul 8.

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