Life history trade-offs are influenced by the diversity, availability and interactions of dietary antioxidants

Carlo Catoni, Anne Peters, Martin Schaefer

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Abstract

The expression of most life history traits, such as immunity, growth and the development of sexual signals, is negatively affected by high levels of oxidative stress. Dietary antioxidants can reduce oxidative stress and have therefore been the focus of numerous studies in behavioural and evolutionary ecology in the last few decades.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1107 - 1119
Number of pages13
JournalAnimal Behaviour
Volume76
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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