Non-racemic mixture model: a computational approach.

@article{Polanco2017NonracemicMM,
  title={Non-racemic mixture model: a computational approach.},
  author={C. Polanco and T. Buhse},
  journal={Acta biochimica Polonica},
  year={2017},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={
          17-19
        }
}
The behavior of a slight chiral bias in favor of l-amino acids over d-amino acids was studied in an evolutionary mathematical model generating mixed chiral peptide hexamers. The simulations aimed to reproduce a very generalized prebiotic scenario involving a specified couple of amino acid enantiomers and a possible asymmetric amplification through autocatalytic peptide self-replication while forming small multimers of a defined length. Our simplified model allowed the observation of a small… Expand

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