Nonequilibrium correlations in minimal dynamical models of polymer copying

  title={Nonequilibrium correlations in minimal dynamical models of polymer copying},
  author={Jenny Poulton and Pieter Rein ten Wolde and Thomas E. Ouldridge},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  pages={1946 - 1951}
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