Error propagation in the hypercycle.


We study analytically the steady-state regime of a network of n error-prone self-replicating templates forming an asymmetric hypercycle and its error tail. We show that the existence of a master template with a higher noncatalyzed self-replicative productivity a than the error tail ensures the stability of chains in which m < n-1 templates coexist with the… (More)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.61.2996

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