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Fig. 3 | BMC Evolutionary Biology

Fig. 3

From: Potential for evolution of complex defense strategies in a multi-scale model of virus-host coevolution

Fig. 3

Two different virus infection strategies: Targeting a specific receptor or non-specific multiple receptors. a The fraction of time points that multiple receptors are targeted simultaneously and b the Gini coefficient of the frequency of targeted receptors for different receptor binding complexities (Ls) (Error bar: std. dev. over 100 simulations). A lower Gini coefficient (close to zero) indicates evenness and one that is close to one indicates inequality. As the receptor binding complexity increases (longer L) viruses target a specific receptor and do not change the target receptor over time

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