The Hypercycle

@article{Eigen2004TheH,
  title={The Hypercycle},
  author={M. Eigen and P. Schuster},
  journal={Naturwissenschaften},
  year={2004},
  volume={65},
  pages={7-41}
}
  • M. Eigen, P. Schuster
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Topologic methods are used to characterize a particular class of self-replicative reaction networks: the hypercycles. The results show that the properties of hypercycles are sufficient for a stable integration of the information contained in several self-replicative units. Among the catalytic networks studied, hypercyclic organization proves to be a necessary prerequisite for maintaining the stability of information and for promoting its further evolution. The techniques used in this paper… CONTINUE READING
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