Summary: Biol. Lett.
Effects of metabolic rate
on protein evolution
James F. Gillooly1,*, Michael W. McCoy1
and Andrew P. Allen2
Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville,
FL 32611, USA
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis,
Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
*Author for correspondence (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Since the modern evolutionary synthesis was
first proposed early in the twentieth century,
attention has focused on assessing the relative
contribution of mutation versus natural selec-
tion on protein evolution. Here we test a model