# A model of quantum-von Neumann hybrid cellular automata: principles and simulation of quantum coherent superposition and decoherence in cytoskeletal microtubules

@article{Alfonseca2015AMO, title={A model of quantum-von Neumann hybrid cellular automata: principles and simulation of quantum coherent superposition and decoherence in cytoskeletal microtubules}, author={Manuel Alfonseca and Alfonso Ortega and Marina de la Cruz and Stuart R. Hameroff and Rafael Lahoz-Beltra}, journal={Quantum Inf. Comput.}, year={2015}, volume={15}, pages={22-36} }

Although experimental evidence suggests the influence of quantum effects in living organisms, one of the most critical problems in quantum biology is the explanation of how those effects that take place in a microscopic level can manifest in the macroscopic world of living beings. At present, quantum decoherence associated with the wave function collapse is one of the most accepted mechanisms explaining how the classical world of living beings emerges from the quantum world. Whatever the cause…

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