Stochastic Simulation of the Chemoton

@article{Segbroeck2009StochasticSO,
  title={Stochastic Simulation of the Chemoton},
  author={Sven Van Segbroeck and Ann Now{\'e} and T. Lenaerts},
  journal={Artificial Life},
  year={2009},
  volume={15},
  pages={213-226}
}
Gnti's chemoton model is an illustrious example of a minimal cell model. It is composed of three stoichiometrically coupled autocatalytic subsystems: a metabolism, a template replication process, and a membrane enclosing the other two. Earlier studies on chemoton dynamics yield inconsistent results. Furthermore, they all appealed to deterministic simulations, which do not take into account the stochastic effects induced by small population sizes. We present, for the first time, results of a… 

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